Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993
8. Multimodal transport document to be regarded as document of title
(1) Every consignee named in the negotiable or non-negotiable multimodal transport document and every endorsee of such document, as the case may be, to whom the property in the goods mentioned therein shall pass, upon or by reason of such consignment or endorsement, shall have all the rights and liabilities of the consignor.
(2) Nothing contained in sub-section (1) shall prejudice or affect the right of the multimodal transport operator to claim freight from the consignor or enforce any liability if the consignee or endorsee by reason of his being such consignee or endorsee.