Penalty for Armed with Intent to Commit Indictable Offence | Section 114(1)(a) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “armed with intent to commit an indictable offence.”

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

  • Prison: 36%
  • Section 9 Bond: 34%
  • Suspended Sentence: 16%
  • CSO: 5%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 3%
  • ICO: 3%
  • Fine Only: 2%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 13.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 7 months in prison.