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Penalty for Failure of Persons to Provide Necessities of Life | Section 44 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “failure of persons to provide necessities of life” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Intensive Correction Order: 100%

The average intensive correction order for the offence is 6 months.

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