The Railway Companies (Emergency Provisions) Act,1951
Section 7. Statements by beneficial owners of shares railway company
Any person who has any interest in any share of the railway company which stands in the name of another person in the register of shareholders of the railway company shall, within such period as may be specified by the Central Government by notified order, make a declaration in such form as may be prescribed (which shall be countersigned by the person in whose name the share is registered) to the railway company declaring his interest in the share, and notwithstanding anything contained in any other law or in any contract to the contrary, a person who fails to make a declaration as aforesaid in respect of any share shall be deemed to have no right or title whatsoever in or to that share;
Provided that nothing in this section shall affect the right of any person who has an interest in any such share to establish in a court his right thereto if the person in whose name the share is registered refuses to sign that declaration as required by this section.