These are relevant references from the Books where Illegal is mentioned.
I make no pronouncements on these matters, but report them as I find them.
Arrive at your own conclusions.
I wish you well,
A motion was on the floor that a new preserve in the northern forests be obtained, that more timber for the arsenal be available. In the northern forests Port Kar already had several such preserves. There is a ceremony in the establishment of such a preserve, involving proclamations and the soundings of trumpets. Such preserves are posted, and surrounded by ditches to keep out cattle and unlicensed wagoners. There are wardens who watch the trees, guarding against illegal cutting and pasturage, and inspectors who, each year, tally and examine them.
Raiders of Gor Book 6 Page 141
And, after all, who knows much of Priest-Kings, other than the obvious fact that they exist. The invisible barrier about the Sardar is evidence of that, and the policing, by flame death, of illegal weapons and inventions.
Marauders of Gor Book 9 Page 29
In most Gorean cities it is illegal to offer an unbranded woman in a public sale.
Savages of Gor Book 17 Page 101
Within these buildings, soldiers were looting. From the high, opened window of another building, some four or five feet below the sill, some forty feet or so above the street, its back against the stuccoed surface of the wall, there hung a body.
"What is that?" I asked Mincon.
"I cannot read," said Mincon. "There is a sign on its neck. What does it say?"
"'Looter,'" I said.
"Then that is what it was," said Mincon.
"There is much looting going on," I said. "In more than a dozen buildings we have seen it."
"That was a civilian," said Mincon. "It is illegal for such to loot. They are not authorized to do so."