Penalty for Possessing etc Gunpowder etc with Intent to Injure the Person | Section 55(a) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “possessing etc gunpowder etc with intent to injure the person.”

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 17 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.5 months in prison.