A low-caste man who tries to place himself on the same seat with a man of a high caste, shall be branded on his hip and be banished, or (the king) shall cause his buttock to be gashed.
If out of arrogance he spits (on a superior), the king shall cause both his lips to be cut off; if he urines (on him), the penis; if he breaks wind (against him), the anus.
If he lays hold of the hair (of a superior), let the (king) unhesitatingly cut off his hands, likewise (if he takes him) by the feet, the beard, the neck, or the scrotum.
He who breaks the skin (of an equal) or fetches blood (from him) shall be fined one hundred
(panas), he who cuts a muscle six nishkas, he who breaks a bone shall be banished.
According to the usefulness of the several (kinds of) trees a fine must be inflicted for injuring them; that is the settled rule.
If a blow is struck against men or animals in order to (give them) pain, (the judge) shall inflict a fine in proportion to the amount of pain (caused).
If a limb is injured, a wound (is caused), or blood (flows, the assailant) shall be made to pay (to the sufferer) the expenses of the cure, or the whole (both the usual amercement and the expenses of the cure as
a fine (to the king).
He who damages the goods of another, be it intentionally or unintentionally, shall give satisfaction to the (owner) and pay to the king a 3ne equal to the (damage).
In the case of (damage done to) leather, or to utensils of leather, of wood, or of clay, the fine (shall
be) five times their value; likewise in the case of (damage to) flowers, roots, and fruit.
They declare with respect to a carriage, its driver and its owner, (that there are) ten cases in which no punishment (for damage done) can be inflicted; in other cases a 3ne is prescribed.