The maximum penalty for the offence of “dishonestly possess interfered with unique identifier.”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Fine Only: 29%
- Section 9 Bond: 29%
- CSO: 24%
- Prison: 12%
- Suspended Sentence: 6%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 16.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 12.5 months in prison.