Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993
22. Right of multimodal transport operator to have lien on goods and documents
(1) The multimodal transport operator who has not been paid the amount of consideration stipulated in the multimodal transport contract shall have a line on the consignment and on the documents in his possession.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sections 13, 16 and 18, the period during which the goods are in possession of the multimodal transport operator in exercise of his right of lien referred to in sub-section (1) shall not be included for the purposes of calculating the time of delay under any of those sections.