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Penalty for False Statement on Oath Not Amounting to Perjury | Section 330 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “false statement on oath not amounting to perjury” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 33.3%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 33.3%
  • Prison: 33.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 16 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 12 months in prison.

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