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Penalty for Assault Causing Death when Intoxicated | Section 25B Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “assault causing death when intoxicated” is 20 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10 years imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8 years in prison.

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