Constitution of India
304. Restrictions on trade, commerce and intercourse among States.
Notwithstanding anything in article 301 or article 303, the Legislature of a State may by law-
(a) Impose on goods imported from other States 1[or the Union territories] any tax to which similar goods manufactured or produced in that State are subject, so, however, as not to discriminate between goods so imported and goods so manufactured or produced; and
(b) Impose such reasonable restrictions on the freedom of trade, commerce or intercourse with or within that State as may be required in the public interests:
Provided that no Bill or amendment for the purposes of clause (b) shall be introduced or moved in the Legislature of a State without the previous sanction of the President.
1. Ins. by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, sec. 29.