Is it unlawful or illegal?

3 May 2017, 16:23

Fullers Family Law

What, if there are any, the differences between unlawful and illegal?

Question

What is the difference between unlawful and illegal?

Kevin, Manchester

Answer

Name: James O'Brien

Qualification: Know it all

Answer: Illegal means that it is forbidden by a law that has been passed. Unlawful means that it is not authorised by law because no such law has been passed.

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