Penalty for Do Act with Intent to Influence Witness | Section 323(a) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “do act w/i to influence witness”

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

  • Prison: 73%
  • CSO: 8%
  • Suspended Sentence: 8%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 4%
  • Section 9 Bond: 4%
  • ICO: 4%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8 months in prison.