Penalty for Convicted Person Found with Intent to Commit Offence | Section 546B Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “convicted person found w/i to commit offence”

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

  • Prison: 47%
  • Section 9 Bond: 24%
  • Fine Only: 18%
  • Section 10A: 6%
  • Suspended Sentence: 3%
  • ICO: 3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 5.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 4 months in prison.