The Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007
20. Transfer of non-negotiable receipts. -
1. A non-negotiable warehouse receipt may be transferred by the holder by delivery to a purchaser or donee of the goods in writing executed by the holder.
2. A person to whom the goods covered by a non-negotiable warehouse receipt is transferred acquires-(a) the title of the transferor to the goods; and (b) the right to deposit with the warehouseman the receipt or duplicate thereof or to give notice in writing to the warehouseman of the transfer.
3. The transferee shall acquire the benefit of the obligation of the warehouseman to hold goods in storage for him according to the terms of the receipt upon deposit of the transfer of the goods and on giving notice in writing of the transfer and upon the warehouseman having a reasonable opportunity of verifying the transfer.