The maximum penalty for the offence of “recklessly cause gbh”

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

Local Court:

Section 35(2) recklessly cause GBH

The average prison sentence for the offence is 17.86 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 10.53 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 35(2) post-Muldrock

The average prison sentence for the offence is 41.87 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 23.90 months in prison.

Section 35(2) pre-Muldrock

The average prison sentence for the offence is 40.25 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 22.37 months in prison.

Section 35(2) attempt to recklessly cause GBH

The average prison sentence for the offence is 0 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.