Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1922. The items included are : The Law and Legislation section includes : The Apprentices Act, 1850; The Indian Carriers Act, 1865; The Married Women's Property Act, 1874; The Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; The Land Acquisition Act, 1894; The Indian Petroeum Act, 1899; The Indian Paper Currency Act, 1910; The Indian Emigration Act, 1922; The Indian Income Tax Act, 1922 and its related issues; The Law relating to steam boilers, The Bengal Mining Settlements Act, 1912; The Bengal Town Planning Bill, The Bengal Aerial ropeways bill, The Goondas bill, 1922; Daeth duties, Indian Judges in the High and Cheif Courts, The Legal Profession : disqualification of Women, British Nationality and the status of the Aliens Act (1914), Electoral rolls of the legislative assembly and the Bengal Legislative council, the Criminal Procedure Code : the racial distinctions committee. The Customs section deals with : proposed centralisation of the administration of the customs department, issues related to the Indian Sea Customs Act, the Indian Tariff Schedule, revision of the list of cotton peice goods, The Indian fiscal Commission, 1921-1922. The Marine section deals with : The Howrah Bridge, the Bengal pilot service, water supply to the shipping, Calcutta Port Commission, Native passenger ships, The deck Passenger Committee, The Indian Ports Act, The Hague Rules, The International Sanitary Convention of 1912; The Grand trunk Canal, Light house at Chnadipore, balasore; recruitment of Indian seamen, asiatic seamen on steamers in the American trade, calcutta bills of lading, meaning of the term 'afloat'. The Post and Telegraph section deals with : The English Mail Service, Indian Mail Services, inland postal rates, cable communications, wireless telegraphy. The Railways section deals with : The Indian Railways Committee, Railway Finance, Eastern Bengal railway, The Coal Question, risk notes, south african railway service. The Finance section deals with : Indian Finance, Indian Stamp Act5, rate of exchange. The Industrial section deals with : The International Labour Conference, 1921 and 1922; workmen's compensation, registration and protection of trade unions, the Cotton industry, Indian Factories Act, 1922. The Municpal section deals with : The Fiscal Year, Australian woolpacks, export of British grown tea to germany, the export of India of oil seeds, purchase of goverment stores, licenses for the sale of foreign liqour, The Imperial Institute, the Weather report, British Empire Exhibition, 1924. Other sections are : Accounts and Finances, reports and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber, tribunal of arbitration of the chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1922, Vol. 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II_332
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II_332
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1922_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1922, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1922
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp III (Contents), 2 pages without pagination, pp 1 to pp 683.
Volume and issue number : 1922, Vol. 2
Medium of copies : Photographed digital images [24 bit, 400 dpi, uncompressed, colour, Tiff]
Medium of original material : Paper, printed in black and white
Creator(s) - Author(s) : BCCI Committee
Publisher : Criterion Printing Works
Place of Publication : 8, Jackson Lane, Calcutta
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : presence of foxing marks, yellowing of pages, presence of dark spots, worm eaten.
No of Leaves : 324 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.8 x 15.2 x 4.3
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23 x 14.9 x 3.3
Note on item : The report is worm-eaten and damaged.
Languages of material : English
Scripts of material : Roman
Contributor(s) - Owners of the original material : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries
Creator(s) of digital copy : Aki + Amritesh + Arnab + Sujata + Soumashree + Chandrima
Catalogued by : Sayan
Date(s) of the digital copy : 11-Sep-14
Place where copy was made : SCTR, JU, Kolkata
Present storage location : BCC&I Kolkata
Software : Canon EOS Utility , Adobe Lightroom 5
Hardware : Canon EOS 60D
Keywords : Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Trade Records, Colonial Trade Records, Imperial Trade Records, British Trade Records in Kolkata, British Raj in Kolkata.