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Penalty for Corrupt Commissions or Rewards | Section 249B Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “corrupt commissions or rewards” is 7 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 50%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 40%
  • Community Correction Order: 10%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 6.5 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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