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Penalty for Receiving Stolen Property Minor Offence | Section 189 Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “receiving stolen property minor offence” is 3 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 28.76%
  • Fine Only: 25.49%
  • Prison: 18.3%
  • Community Correction Order: 8.5%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 8.5%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 6.54%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 2.61%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 1.31%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 8 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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