district, who shall thereupon transmit the same
to the privy council, who shall decide on the
case, and pronounce sentence of punishment
according to the nature of the offence.
On refusal of this pai*ish officer to enter into
the business, the plaintiff is authorized to ad¬
dress the commandant; in default of whose in¬
terference he may address the general of divi¬
sion ; and, if need be, the privy council direct.
III. No landlord or farmer has authority to
reject any cultivator from his habitation on pre¬
text of illness or infirmity.
IV. An hospital shall be built on every
plantation wherein the sick labourers shall be
attended by professional assistance, and suppli¬
ed with medicines at the expense of the land¬
lord or farmer, who is to secure the personal
attendance twice in each week.
Another hospital shall be provided for such
as are afflicted with contagious disorders.
Independent of the professional visitor, each
hospital shall be provided with a midwife and
a female nurse.
V. The medical visitors are bound to act in
conformity with all the King's ordinances re¬
specting the exercise of their profession.
VI. Landlords and proprietors are bound to
maintain and support the aged and infirm cul¬
tivators, and to furnish medicine and attend¬
Vll. Landlords and farmers are most ex¬
pressly prohibited from forcing their cultivators