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Penalty for Concealing Child Abuse Offence | Section 316A Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “concealing child abuse offence” is 2 years in prison where the maximum penalty for the offence concealed was less than 5 years, or 5 years in prison where the maximum penalty for the offence concealed was 5 years or more.

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

  • Intensive Correction Order: 100%
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