Induce an Unlawful Act

Induce an unlawful act crossword clue. 6 letters. A quick crossword in The Mail on Sunday newspaper, 20 Aug 2017

Answer: SUBORN

A bequest to purchase the release of persons committed to prison for non-payment of fines under the game laws is illegal, because it directly tends to encourage a violation of those laws. The mere fact, however, that a disposition has a slight tendency to induce an unlawful act will not invalidate the disposition. Thus if property is given to one for life with a remainder to another, the latter while awaiting the termination of the life
estate might in a moment of impatience feel tempted not to await the course of nature; but the tendency to induce him to commit murder is slight enough to be disregarded.

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