Penalty for Intentionally Choke etc Person with Recklessness | Section 37(1) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “intentionally choke etc person with recklessness”

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

  • Prison: 46%
  • Section 9 Bond: 20%
  • Suspended Sentence: 18%
  • ICO: 7%
  • CSO: 6%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 1%
  • Fine Only: 1%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 17 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.5 months in prison.