The maximum penalty for the offence of “Larceny as Bailee” is 5 years in prison.
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Community Correction Order: 37%
- Fine Only: 19%
- Intensive Correction Order: 17%
- Prison: 14%
- Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 7%
- Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 4%
- Section 9 Bond: 1%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 8 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5 months in prison.