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Penalty for Acts Done to a Person with Intent to Murder | Section 27 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “acts done to a person with intent to murder” is 25 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 80%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 20%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 11.5 years imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 7.5 years in prison.

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