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Penalty for Failing to Stop | Section 52AB Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “failing to stop” is 7 years in prison.

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

  • Intensive Correction Order: 42.86%
  • Community Service Order: 14.28%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 14.28%
  • Imprisonment: 14.28%
  • Community Correction Order: 14.28%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 18 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.

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