The Cantonments Act `2006

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the administration of cantonments with a view to impart greater democratisation, improvement of their financial base to make provisions for developmental activities and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. DEFINITION AND DELIMITAITON OF CONTONMENT

  3. Boards

  4. Elections

  5. Members

  6. Employees

  7. Procedure

  8. Control

  9. Validity of proceedings

  10. DUTIES AND DISCRETIONARY FUNCTIONS OF BOARDS

  11. Imposition of taxation

  12. Assessment list

  13. Remission and refund

  14. Charge on immovable property

  15. Octroi, terminal tax and toll

  16. Appeals

  17. Payment and recovery of taxes

  18. Special provisions relating to taxation, etc.

  19. Cantonment fund and cantonment development fund

  20. Property

  21. CONTRACTS

  22. Sanitary authorities

  23. Conservancy and sanitation

  24. Burial and burning grounds

  25. Prevention of infectious, contagious or communicable diseases

  26. Hospitals and dispensaries

  27. Control of traffic for hygienic purposes

  28. Special conditious regarding essential services

  29. Water-supply

  30. Water, drainage and other connections

  31. Application of this Chapter to Government water-supplies

  32. Miscellaneous

  33. TOWN PLANNING AND CONTROL OVER BUILDING, ETC.

  34. Streets

  35. MARKET, SLAUGHTER-HOUSES, TRADES AND OCCUPATIONS

  36. Trades and occupations

  37. General provisions

  38. Entry, inspection and seizure

  39. Import of cattle and flesh

  40. SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS AND INTROXICATING DRUGS

  41. General Nuisances

  42. Dogs

  43. Traffic

  44. Prevention of fire, etc.

  45. REMOVAL AND EXCLUSION FROM CANTONMNETS AND SUPPRESSION OF SEXUAL IMMORALITY

  46. Entry and inspection

  47. Powers and duties of police officers

  48. Notices

  49. Recovery of Money

  50. Committees of Arbitration

  51. Prosecutions

  52. General Penalty Provisions

  53. Limitation

  54. Suits

  55. Appeals and Revision

  56. RULES AND BYE-LAWS

  57. SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS