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.