The maximum penalty for the offence of “peeping or prying” is 3 months in prison and/or 2 penalty units, which is currently equivalent to $220.
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Fine Only: 33%
- Section 9 Bond: 33%
- Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 29%
- Prison: 5%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 1 month imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 1 month in prison.