The Cantonments (House-Accommodation) Act, 1923
Appropriation pf Houses
5. Liability of houses to appropriation.-
Every house situate in a cantonment or part of a cantonment in respect of which a notification under sub-section (1) of section 3 is for the time being in force shall be liable to appropriation by 4[the Central Government] on a lease in the manner and subject to the conditions hereinafter provided.