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Penalty for Publish Indecent Article | Section 578C(2) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “publish indecent article”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 50%
  • ICO: 25%
  • CSO: 13%
  • Prison: 13%

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.

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