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Penalty for Arrested Person Carrying Razor | Section 547D Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “arrested person carrying razor” is 6 months in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 27.4%
  • Fine Only: 23.3%
  • Prison: 23.3%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 9.6%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 5.5%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 5.5%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 4.1%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 1.4%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 12 months in prison.

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