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Penalty for Misleading Documents or Statements | Section 249C Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “Misleading Documents or Statements” is 7 years in prison.

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 3 years imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 2 years in prison.

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