The maximum penalty for the offence of “hinder apprehension”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Section 9 Bond: 69%
- Prison: 15%
- Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 8%
- Suspended Sentence: 8%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 13 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.