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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX OF 1890 )

Chapter X


Restriction on execution against the railway property
136. (1) None of the rolling-stock, machinery, plant, tools, fittings, materials or effects used or provided by the railway administration for the purpose of the traffic on its railway, or of its stations or workshops, shall be liable to be taken in execution
of any decree or order of any Court or of any local authority or person having by law power to attach or distrain property or otherwise to cause property to be taken in execution without the previous sanction of the Government.
(2) Nothing in sub-section (1) is to be construed as affecting the authority of any Court to attach the earnings of the railway in execution of a decree or order.

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