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Penalty for Possess False Document to Obtain Property | Section 255(b)(i) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess false document to obtain property.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 36%
  • Suspended Sentence: 29%
  • Fine Only: 14%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 7%
  • CSO: 7%
  • Prison: 7%

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 0 months in prison.

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