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Penalty for Receiving Stolen Property Serious Offence | Section 188 Crimes Act NSW

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The maximum penalty for the offence of “receiving stolen property serious offence” is 12 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 33.11%
  • Prison: 29.53%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 16.11%
  • Fine Only: 12.08%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 4.25%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 4.25%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 0.67%

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 6.5 months in prison.

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