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Penalty for Dangerous Use of Firearm or Speargun | Section 93H(2) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “dangerous use of firearm or speargun.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 33%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 17%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 17%
  • Fine Only: 17%
  • Prison: 17%

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 6 months in prison.

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