SIR JAMES BROOKE, K.C.B.
murder and robbery.
Murder is to be punished by death. Stabbing, or cutting, or wounding with crease, or any other weapon maliciously, is to be fined 60 reals 6 sukus; failing the payment of which in four days from the time of sentence, the loss of the right hand.
The person who shall wound another shall be charged with his support, till he be recovered, or in case of the person being disabled, as long as he shall live.
In many cases, provocation may have been given, w . . punishment will be lowered or remitted according to circumstances, . . . accompanied by violence (rampas) to be redeemed . . . tion of the property, or a full equivalent . . . 60 reals 6 sukus; failing the . . . in four days, the loss of the right ... and sold as slaves, whether Malays, Chinese, or Dyaks, must be restored, as no equivalent can be accepted.*
A period of twenty days will be allowed from the time of sentence, for the restoration of the person seized and the payment of the fine of 60 reals 60 sukus ; failing which, the punishment is the loss of the right hand, as before.
No person convicted of robbery can be allowed to go at large, till the fine be paid and the property restored ; and according to circumstances, they will be chained
* A portion of the original is torn away.
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