Imagine you are a defense contractor on top of the world.
In the first mentioned, the contract system, by which a contractor hires the prisoner's labour from the state, has proved very profitable, but at the sacrifice of discipline and neglect of reformatory processes upon the individual.
This question has arisen chiefly in contracts for works, which frequently contain a provision that the engineer shall be the arbitrator, in any dispute between the contractor and his own employer.
If the offer of the zamindar was not deemed satisfactory, another contractor was substituted in his place.
In that hypothetical situation, what would the defense contractor want?