Defence land situated within the notified Cantonments is managed in accordance with provisions of Cantonments Act, 2006, the Cantonment Land Administration Rules (CLAR), 1925 and 1937, Cantonment Codes of 1899 and 1912. Land situated outside notified Cantonments is managed under the Acquisition, Custody and Relinquishment of Military Lands in India  (ACR) Rules, 1944 and various executive instructions issued by Governemnt from time to time.