624. Impact Statements for Businesses.

If the victim, or one of the victims, of a crime is a business or enterprise (including charities but excluding public sector bodies), of any size, a nominated representative may make an Impact Statement for Business ('ISB'), which gives a formal opportunity for the court to be informed how a crime has affected a business1. The court must pass what it judges to be the appropriate sentence having regard to the circumstances of the offence and of the offender, taking into account, so far as the court considers it appropriate, the impact on the victims: however, opinions as to