The Shipping Development Fund Committee (Abolition) Act,1986
Section 5. Continuation of suits, etc., against Central Government
(1) If, on the appointed day, any suit, appeal or other proceeding of whatever nature in relation to the Fund or the Committee is pending by or against such Committee, the same shall not abate, be discontinued, or be in any way prejudicially affected by reason of the abolition of the Committee; but such suit, appeal or other proceeding may be continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the Central Government.
(2) Where, before the appointed day, no cause of action for any suit or proceeding or any right to appeal arose in favour of, or against the Committee and the institution of any suit or proceeding on such cause of action or the filling of such appeal was not barred before the appointed day, such suit or proceeding may be institute or appeal may be filed by or against the Central Government.