The maximum penalty for the offence of “give, etc drink/food contain intoxicating substance to harm”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
Section 38A(2) give, etc drink/food contain intoxicating substance to harm
- Community Service Order (now community correction order): 50%
- ICO: 50%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.