Penalty for Contaminate Goods with Intent to Cause Public Alarm | Section 93K(a) Crimes Act NSW


The maximum penalty for the offence of “contaminate goods with intent to cause public alarm.”

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

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 14 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 9 months in prison.