Penalty for Knowingly Give False or Misleading Information | Section 307B(1) Crimes Act NSW


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For “knowingly give false or misleading information.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “knowingly give false or misleading information”

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

  • Fine Only: 37%
  • Section 9 Bond: 29%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 16%
  • CSO: 10%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 2%
  • Section 10A: 2%
  • Suspended Sentence: 2%
  • Prison: 2%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 9 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 4 months in prison.