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Penalty for Hinder Apprehension | Section 315(1)(c) Crimes Act NSW

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.

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