8-8-170  Selling or giving away transfers.
   No person, in violation of the rules or regulations approved or promulgated by the Illinois Commerce Commission shall sell, barter, or exchange for any consideration any transfer ticket or other instrument issued by any person operating any street railroad, elevated rapid transit railroad, unified local transportation system, or otherwise, within the city, giving, or purporting to give to the holder of such transfer ticket or other instrument the right to transfer from one street railroad car, bus, or trolley bus to another street railway car, bus, or trolley bus on the same line or route or on any other line or route, or from a street railroad car, bus, or trolley bus to an elevated railroad car or train, or from an elevated railroad car or train to a street railroad car, bus, or trolley bus.
   No person shall give away any such transfer ticket or other instrument as aforesaid to another for the purpose of enabling, or with intent to enable, the latter to use or offer the same for passage upon any car, bus, or trolley bus of said street railroad, elevated rapid transit railroad, unified local transportation system, or otherwise; nor shall any person not lawfully entitled thereto receive or acquire possession of any such transfer ticket or other instrument as aforesaid, use, or attempt to use, or offer the same for passage upon any car, bus, or trolley bus of the said street railroad, elevated rapid transit railroad, unified local transportation company, or otherwise. Provided, however, that this section shall not relate to, or in any manner affect, the issuing and giving of transfer tickets or other instruments as aforesaid by the agents or employees of any street railroad, elevated rapid transit railroad, unified local transportation system, or otherwise, to passengers thereof lawfully entitled thereto.
(Prior code § 192-17)