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Penalty for Cause Dog to Inflict ABH | Section 35A(2) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “cause dog to inflict abh”

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

Local Court

Section 35A(2) cause dog to inflict ABH

  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 60%
  • Prison: 40%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.

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