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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.
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
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Sorry I was just in Court. Do you have a number? When would be good to speak?
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Hi I am available to speak now.
Whats your number please?