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Heritage Crime Impact Statements

Front cover for Heritage Crime Impact Statements

This is a general guide on the use of heritage crime impact statements written to assist agencies responsible for the prevention and enforcement of heritage crime.

The guide covers the use of heritage crime impact statements, who should provide one and what information they should contain.


  • Introduction
  • What is heritage crime?
  • Purpose
  • When to get an impact statement
  • Who can give an impact statement?
  • Information to include
  • When can a statement be used?
  • Appendix 1: Flow Chart
  • Appendix 2: Summary of Specific Heritage Crime Offences
  • Appendix 3: Scheduled Monuments
  • Appendix 4: Listed Buildings
  • Appendix 5: Protected Wrecks
  • Appendix 6: Conservation Areas
  • Appendix 7: Battlefields
  • Appendix 8: Registered Parks and Gardens
  • Appendix 9: Military Remains
  • Appendix 10: Example of Heritage Crime Impact Statement

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 47
  • Product Code: HEAG190


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