Penalty for Make False Document to Influence Exercise of Public Duty | Section 253(b)(iii) Crimes Act NSW


The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false document to influence exercise of public duty.”

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

  • Prison: 42%
  • Suspended Sentence: 26%
  • Section 9 Bond: 16%
  • Fine Only: 5%
  • CSO: 5%
  • ICO: 5%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 14 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 7 months in prison.