The maximum penalty for the offence of “recklessly cause gbh in company”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Prison: 53%
- ICO: 25%
- Suspended sentence (now replaced by intensive correction order)
- CSO (now replaced by community correction order): 8%
- Section 9 Bond (now replaced by community correction order)
The average prison sentence for the offence is 17.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 10 months in prison.