The Cantonments Act,2006
Section 265. Public markets and slaughter- houses
(1) A Board may provide and maintain, on the land under its control, public markets and public slaughter- houses, to such number as it thinks fit, together with stalls, shops, sheds, pens and other buildings or conveniences for the use of persons carrying on trade or business in or frequenting such markets or slaughter- houses, and may provide and maintain in any such market buildings, places, machines, weights, scales and measures for the weighment or measurement of goods sold therein.
(2) When such market or slaughter- house is situated beyond cantonment limits, the Board shall have the same power for the inspection and proper regulation of the same as if it were situated within those limits.
(3) The Board may at any time, by public notice, close any public market or public slaughter- house or any part thereof.
(4) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to authorise the establishment of a public market or public slaughter- house within the limits of any area administered by any local authority other than the Board, without the permission of such local authority or otherwise than on such conditions as such local authority may approve.