The maximum penalty for the offence of “knowingly harbour/maintain/employ escaped inmate”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Section 9 Bond: 40%
- ICO: 40%
- Prison: 20%
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 6 months in prison.