The L.F.O . the owners could= will have to pay,I doupt it and feel that they will a have to grant an pardon ,but again this is my opinion only.
Not that I like to contradict you, 😉 but a pardon will not be granted in this instance. Compensation has to be paid: It is the form of the compensation that is the problem, and its size!
If thorough due diligence is carried out then the whole picture will be realised.