Definition of ILLICIT


ILLICIT

What is unlawful what is forbidden by the law. Vide
Unlawful.

2. This word is frequently used in policies of insurance, where
the assured warrants against illicit trade. By illicit trade is
understood that "which is made unlawful by the laws of the country
to which the object is bound." The assured having entered into this
warranty, is required to do no act which will expose the vessel to
be legally condemned. 2 L. R. 337, 338. Vide Insurance; Trade;
Warranty.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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