Penalty for Recklessly Cause GBH | Section 35(2) Crimes Act NSW


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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:

  • Prison: 41%
  • Suspended Sentence: 21%
  • CSO: 13%
  • ICO: 12%
  • Section 9 Bond: 11%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 1%

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 10.5 months in prison.