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Penalty for Possession of Identification Information | Section 192K Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “possession of identification information” is 7 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 41.1%
  • Community Correction Order: 25.1%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 23.4%
  • Fine Only: 8%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 2.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 9 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.

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