Penalty for Housebreaking etc Implements Found in Possession | Section 114(1)(b) Crimes Act NSW


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For “possess housebreaking implements.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess housebreaking implements.”

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

  • Prison: 37%
  • Section 9 Bond: 35%
  • Fine Only: 12%
  • Suspended Sentence: 10%
  • CSO: 3%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 2%
  • Section 10A: 1%
  • ICO: 1%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 8.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5 months in prison.

For “possess safebreaking implements.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess safebreaking implements.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 50%
  • Prison: 38%
  • Suspended Sentence: 13%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3.5 months in prison.

For “possess implements to enter/drive conveyance.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess implements to enter/drive conveyance.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 37%
  • Prison: 36%
  • Fine Only: 8%
  • Suspended Sentence: 8%
  • CSO: 5%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 2%
  • Section 10A: 2%
  • ICO: 1%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 9.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.