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TBANSIATION OJ THE MALAYAN LAWS OF THE PEINCIPAXITT OF JOHOB.

Siring and Borrowing.

If a free man employ the slave of another with the knowledge of hia master and the master receive the profits of the slave's labour, Buch master shall be answerable for any property entrusted to the slave.

If a man employ the slave of another without the master's knowledge, the master shall not be answerable for any loss incurred in the slave's misconduct or neglect, nor shall the slave himself be liable to any punishment.

If a slave be hired to climb a tree with the knowledge and consent of his master, and if he fall and be killed or fracture a limb it shall be deemed a misfortune only and no restitution shall be made by his employer.

If one borrow a slave of another and the master shall have said "for what purpose do you borrow your servant's slave" and the borrower have answered "for such and such a purpose" in this case he who borrowed shall make restitution to the amount of twothirds of the slave's value.

If a man borrow a Blave for the purpose of climbing trees and say to the master "peradventure he may be killed or maimed" and the master shall have replied "if he be killed let him be killed and if he be maimed let him be maimed," and this slave be killed, the borrower Bhall make restitution to the extent of one-third of his value only, or in the event of his being wounded or hurt, defray the expense of curing him and restoration to his master.

If a man hire the slave of another and employ him in diving without the knowledge of his master, and he be drowned, the borrower shall make restitution to the extent of one-half of the slave's value.

If in such a case the slave shall have been employed in diving with the knowledge of his master, the borrower shall make restitution to be extent of one-third of the slave's value only, for the slave was fairly employed for hire.

If a man borrow a buflalo and secure him in a pen near to

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