Source: (2010) Resolution: News from the Restorative Justice Consortium. 37 (Autumn): 15.

Truly restorative practices must adhere to the principles of restorative processes first published by the Restorative Justice Consortium in December 2004. They must also seek to include, with their informed consent (not forced), all those involved in, or affected by, conflict or behaviour that causes harm. The needs of everyone are considered equally in the process that adopts an inclusive, non-judgemental approach to enable those involved in, or affected by, to negotiate an outcome that is realistic and acceptable to everyone. (excerpt)

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