The maximum penalty for the offence of “destroy or damage property w/i to injure by fire/explosives.”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Prison: 80%
- Suspended Sentence: 20%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 23 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 19 months in prison.