Central Government Act
Section 142(1) in The Railways Act, 1989
(1) If any person not being a railway servant or an agent authorised in this behalf--
sells or attempts to sell any ticket or any half of a return ticket; or
parts or attempts to part with the possession of a ticket against which reservation of a seat or berth has been made or any half of a return ticket or a season ticket, in order to enable any other person to travel therewith, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both, and shall also forfeit the ticket which he sells or attempts to sell or parts or attempts to part.