Penalty for Make False Instrument with Intent | Section 300(1) Crimes Act NSW


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For “make false instrument w/i (up to $2,000).”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false instrument w/i (up to $2,000).”

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

  • Fine: 50%
  • CSO: 50%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.

For “make false instrument w/i (>$2,000 and up to $5,000).”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false instrument w/i (>$2,000 and up to $5,000).”

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

  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 20%
  • Section 9 Bond: 20%
  • CSO: 20%
  • Suspended Sentence: 20
  • Prison: 20%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 9 months in prison.

For “make false instrument w/i (>$5,000 and up to $15,000).”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false instrument w/i (>$5,000 and up to $15,000).”

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

  • CSO: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.

For “make false instrument w/i (>$15,000).”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false instrument w/i (>$15,000).”

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

  • Suspended Sentence: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.

For “make false instrument w/i (amount unknown).”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false instrument w/i (amount unknown).”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 40%
  • Prison: 40%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 10%
  • Suspended Sentence: 10%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 17.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 11.5 months in prison.