Penalty for Make/Possess Equipment etc to Make False Document with Intent to Commit Forgery | Section 256(1) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “make/possess equipment etc to make false document w/i to commit 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 14.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 11 months in prison.