Penalty for Possess Unregistered Firearm in Public Place in Circumstances of Aggravation | Section 93I(2) Crimes Act NSW


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For “possess unregistered firearm in public place in circumstances of aggravation – pistol.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess unregistered firearm in public place in circumstances of aggravation – pistol.”

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

  • Fine Only: 20%
  • Section 9 Bond: 20%
  • CSO: 20%
  • Suspended Sentence: 20%
  • Prison: 20%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 4 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 4 months in prison.

For “possess unregistered firearm in public place in circumstances of aggravation – prohibited firearm.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possess unregistered firearm in public place in circumstances of aggravation – prohibited firearm.”

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

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 16 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8 months in prison.