Penalty for Carry/Fire Firearm or Speargun in Manner likely to Injure Person/Property | Section 93G(1)(c) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “carry/fire firearm or speargun in manner likely to injure person/property.”

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

  • Prison: 28%
  • Section 9 Bond: 22%
  • Fine Only: 17%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 11%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 6%
  • CSO: 6%
  • Suspended Sentence: 6%
  • ICO: 6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 19 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 9 months in prison.