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Penalty for Assault on Officers | Section 58 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “assault on officers” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 39.74%
  • Fine Only: 16.54%
  • Prison: 13.34%
  • CRO without Conviction: 11.08%
  • CRO with Conviction: 9%
  • ICO: 7.65%
  • Section 10A: 1.82%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 0.8%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 6 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.22 months in prison.

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