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Penalty for Carry Cutting Weapon Upon Apprehension | Section 547D Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “carry cutting weapon upon apprehension”

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

  • Fine Only: 27%
  • Section 9 Bond: 26%
  • Prison: 24%
  • Section 10A: 11%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 6%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 2%
  • CSO: 2%
  • Suspended Sentence: 2%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 3.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3 months in prison.

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