The maximum penalty for the offence of “access/modify restricted data held in computer”

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

Local Court:

  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond (Section 10(1)(b) now conditional release order without conviction): 55%
  • CSO (now replaced by community correction order): 10%
  • Section 9 Bond (now replaced by community correction order): 10%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 5%
  • Section 10A: 5%
  • Fine Only: 5%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 5%
  • ICO: 5%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.