Penalty for Fire Firearm or Speargun In or Near Public Place | Section 93G(1)(b) Crimes Act NSW


The maximum penalty for the offence of “fire firearm or speargun in or near public place.”

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

  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 21%
  • Section 9 Bond: 21%
  • Prison: 21%
  • Suspended Sentence: 15%
  • CSO: 9%
  • Fine Only: 6%
  • Section 10A: 3%
  • ICO: 3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 20.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 13 months in prison.