Penalty for Negligent or Unlawful Act etc Causing GBH | Section 54 Crimes Act NSW


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For “negligent or unlawful act etc causing gbh – involving m.v.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “negligent or unlawful act etc causing gbh – involving m.v.”

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

  • Fine Only: 33%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 17%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 17%
  • Section 9 Bond: 17%
  • Suspended Sentence: 17%

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 “negligent or unlawful act etc causing gbh – not involving m.v.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “negligent or unlawful act etc causing gbh – not involving m.v.”

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

  • Prison: 25%
  • Section 9 Bond: 25%
  • CSO: 17%
  • Suspended Sentence: 17%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 8%
  • Fine Only: 8%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 13 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.