Penalty for Destroy or Steal Tree | Section 140 Crimes Act NSW


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For “destroy tree with intent to steal.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “destroy tree with intent to steal.”

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

  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.

For “steal tree or plant.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “steal tree or plant.”

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

  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 40%
  • Section 9 Bond: 40%
  • Fine Only: 20%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.