Penalty for Possess in Public Place Non-Firearm for Discharging Irritant | Section 93FB(1)(a)(i) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess in public place non-firearm for discharging irritant.”

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

  • Fine Only: 45%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 27%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 14%
  • Section 9 Bond: 9%
  • CSO: 5%

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.