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Can a person be prosecuted under the Criminal Damage Act 1971

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can a person be prosecuted under the Criminal Damage Act 1971 for causing damage to a tree on Council property? The tree is not covered by a Tree Protection Order.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you. Assuming you do not own the tree the yes. Only the owner of the tree can take it down or damage it. Can I clarify anything or you about this today please? Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, however I want to clarify if the local authority could bring an action for damage to the tree under the Criminal Damage Act 1971 or other legislation.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Yes they can. Does that clarify? Alex
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you call now?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Sorry I was just in Court. Do you have a number? When would be good to speak?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi I am available to speak now.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Whats your number please?