What is Reparation?

Reparation is a practical way to pay back for the harm caused by the offence, either by directly repairing the harm or through constructive work to help the local community. The victim is usually consulted about what should be done. Reparation can include:

  • Reparation to the victim.  For example, an oral or written apology, or financial or supervised activity-based reparation to the victim.
  • Community reparation: Includes a variety of activities to ‘pay back’ benefits to the community, including work similar to community service activity.

See link below for reparation work in Sheffield.