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.