The word "illegal" is applicable to everything which is an offence or which is prohibited by law, or which furnishes ground for a civil action; and a person is said to be "legally bound to do" whatever it is illegal in him to omit.

Simply Put

This section talks about what word Illegal means, it's everything which is prohibited by law or which forms a ground for legal action. And legally bound to do means whatever is an illegal act you have to omit it.

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