Penalty for Make/Possess Equipment etc to Make a False Document with Intent to Use for Forgery | Section 256(3) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “make/possess equipment etc to make a false document w/i to use for forgery.”

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

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.