Master And Servant

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Meaning of Master And Servant

The relation of master and servant exists where one person , for pay or other valuable consideration , enters into the service of another and devotes to him his personal labor for any given period . It is essential for such a relationship that the employer has the order and control of the work done by the employee, that is to say. the employer not only prescribes to the employee the end of his work, but directs or at any moment may direct the means also, that is to say, retains the power of controlling the work. Singer Manufacturing Co. v Rohn, 132 U.S. 518,10 S. Ct. 175, 33 L. Ed. 440.

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