Railways Act, 1989
200. Repeal and saving.
(1) The Indian Railways Act, 1890 (9 of 1890), is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Indian Railways Act, 1890 (9 of 1890) (hereinafter referred to as the repealed Act)-
(a)anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken including any rule, notification inspection, order or notice made or issued, or any appointment or declaration made or any license, permission, authorization or exemption granted or any document or instrument executed or any direction given or any proceedings taken or any penalty or fine imposed) under the repealed Act shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
(b) any complaint made to the Railway Rates Tribunal under sub-section (1) of section 41 of the repealed Act but not disposed of before the commencement of this Act and any complaint that may be made to the said Tribunal against any act or omission of a railway administration under the repealed Act, shall be heard and decided by the Tribunal constituted under this Act in accordance with the provisions of Chapter VII of this Act.
(3) The mention of particular matters in sub-section (2) shall not be held to prejudice or affect the general application of section 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), with regard to the effect of repeal.