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Penalty for Injuries by Furious Driving, etc | Section 53 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “injuries by furious driving, etc.”

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

Local Court:

Section 53 injuries by furious driving, etc

  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 22.5%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 21.3%
  • Prison: 18.8%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 17.5%
  • ICO: 8.8%
  • Fine Only: 6.3%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 3.8%
  • Home Detention: 1.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10.3 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.5 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 53 injuries by furious driving, etc

  • Prison: 33.3%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 33.3%
  • ICO: 33.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.

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