The maximum penalty for the offence of “dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime” is 5 years in prison.
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Prison: 39.7%
- Intensive Correction Order: 32.8%
- Community Correction Order: 22.4%
- Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 3.4%
- Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 1.7%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 15 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 10 months in prison.