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Penalty for Larceny | Section 117 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “Larceny” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Fine Only: 33%
  • Community Correction Order: 26%
  • Prison: 13%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 8%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 7%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 6%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 5%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 2%
  • Section 9 Bond: 0.008%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 5.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.

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