Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Penalty for Firing at Houses or Buildings | Section 93GA Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “firing at houses or buildings” is 14 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 87.28%
  • Section 9 Bond: 1.59%
  • Section 12 Suspended Sentence: 6.35%
  • Periodic Detention: 1.59%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 1.59%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 1.59%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 4.8 years imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 2.8 years in prison.

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment