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Penalty for Make False or Misleading Applications | Section 307A(1) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “make false or misleading applications”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 41%
  • Fine Only: 32%
  • CSO: 9%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 5%
  • Suspended Sentence: 5%
  • ICO: 5%
  • Prison: 5%

The average prison sentence for the offence is over 24 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8 months in prison.


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