The maximum penalty for the offence of “procure child for unlawful sexual activity.”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Prison: 63%
- Suspended Sentence: 25%
- Section 9 Bond: 8%
- Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 4%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 18 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.5 months in prison.