Temporary Provisions as to the Government of Each New Dominion. 6. The Governors General of the new dominions: 1 . For each of the new dominion a new Governor General was to be appointed by the Crown, subject to the law of the legislature of either of the new dominions. 2. Same person as Governor General of both dominions: if unless and until provision to the contrary was made by a law of the legislature of either of the new dominions, the same person could be the Governor General of both. 7.
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Powers of Governor General: (Section-9) 1 . The Governor General was empowered to bring this Act in force. 2. Division of territories, powers, duties, rights, assets, liabilities, etc. was the responsibility of Governor General 3. To adopt, amend, Government of India Act 1935, as the Governor General may consider it necessary. 4. power to introduce any change was until 31 March 1948, after that it was open to the constituent assembly to modify or adopt the same Act. (Temporary Provisions as to the Government of Each New Dominion. ) 5.
Governor General had full powers to give assent to any law. 8. Legislation for the new dominions: 1 . The existing legislative setup was allowed to continue as Constitution making body as well as a legislature. (Temporary Provisions as to the Government of Each New Dominion. 2. The legislature of each dominion was given full powers to make laws for that dominion, including laws having extraterritorial operation. 3. No Act of Parliament of I-JK passed after the appointed date would be extended to the territories of new dominions.See More on Empire