How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ash Your Own Question
Ash, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 10916
Experience:  Solicitor with 5+ years experience
Type Your Law Question Here...
Ash is online now

Can a person be prosecuted under the Criminal Damage Act 1971

This answer was rated:

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.
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 2 years 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.
Yes they can. Does that clarify? Alex
Ash and other Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Can you call now?
Sorry I was just in Court. Do you have a number? When would be good to speak?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi I am available to speak now.
Whats your number please?