WORKING OF RAILWAYS
Carriage of Property
Power for the railway administrations to require indemnity on delivery of goods in certain cases
57. Where any animals, goods or sale-proceeds in the possession of the railway administration are claimed by two or more persons, or the ticket or receipt given for the animals or goods is not forthcoming, the railway administration may withholds delivery of the animals, goods or sale-proceeds until the person entitled in its opinion to receive them has given an indemnity, to the satisfaction of the railway administration, against the claims of any other person with respect to the animals, goods or sale-proceeds.
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