The Railway Companies (Emergency Provisions) Act,1951
Section 4. Effect of notified order appointing directors or managing agents
On the issue of a notified order under section 3.
(a) All persons holding office as directors of the railway company immediately before the issue of the notified order shall be deemed to have vacated their offices as such;
(b) Any contract of management between the railway company and any managing agent thereof holding office as such immediate before the issue of the notified order shall be deemed to has terminated;
(c) The managing agent, if any appointed under this Act shall be deemed to have been duly appointed in pursuance of the Company Act and the memorandum and articles of association of the railway company, and the provisions of the Companies Act and of the memorandum and articles shall, subject to the other provisions contained in this Act, apply accordingly but no such managing agent shall be removed from office except with the previous consent of the Central Government.
(d) The directors shall take such steps as may be necessary to take into their custody or under their control all the property, effect and actionable claims to which the railway company is, or appears to be, entitled, and all the property and effects of the railway company shall be deemed to be in the custody of the directors as from the date of the notified order;
(e) The directors shall be for all purposes the directors of the railway company duly constituted under the Companies Act and shall alone be entitled to exercise all the powers of the directors of the railway company, whether such powers are derived from the Companies Act or from the memorandum or articles of association of the railway company or from any other source.