The maximum penalty for the offence of “participate in criminal group that contributes to criminal activity.”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Prison: 37%
- Suspended Sentence: 24%
- Section 9 Bond: 17%
- CSO: 11%
- ICO: 11%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 14 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.5 months in prison.