Railways Act, 1989
53. Prohibition against transfer of certain tickets.
A ticket issued in the name of a person shall be used only by
that person :
Provided that nothing contained in this section shall prevent mutual transfer of a seat or berth by passengers traveling by the same train:
Provided further that a railway servant authorized in this behalf may permit change of a name of a passenger having reserved a seat or berth subject to, such circumstances as may be prescribed.