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Penalty for Enter Dwelling with Intent to Commit a Serious Indictable Offence | Section 111(1) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “enter dwelling-house w/i to steal”

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

Local Court:

Section 111(1) enter dwelling-house w/i to steal

  • Prison: 53.6%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 25%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 10.7%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 5%
  • ICO: 2.9%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 1.4%
  • Fine Only: 1.4%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 12.1 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.7 months in prison.

Section 111(1) enter dwelling-house w/i to commit serious indictable offence (not steal)

  • Prison: 43.8%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 18.8%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 18.8%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 6.3%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 6.3%
  • Home Detention: 6.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 13.7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.2 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 111(1) entering dwelling-house w/i to commit serious indictable offence

  • Prison: 38.9%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 25%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 25%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 5.6%
  • ICO: 5.6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 22.4 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 11 months in prison.

Section 111(1) accessory before fact to entering dwelling-house w/i to commit serious indictable offence

  • ICO: 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.

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