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Penalty for Convey False/Misleading Information that Person/Property is in Danger | Section 93Q(1) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “convey false/misleading information that person/property is in danger.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 25%
  • Prison: 25%
  • Suspended Sentence: 20%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 10%
  • Fine Only: 10%
  • CSO: 10%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.5 months in prison.

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