Penalty for Publish etc False/Misleading Statement to Obtain Property | Section 192G(a) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “publish etc false/misleading statement to obtain property.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 41%
  • Prison: 21%
  • CSO: 14%
  • Suspended Sentence: 10%
  • Fine Only: 7%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 3%
  • Home Detention: 3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5.5 months in prison.