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

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

  • Prison: 40.5%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 19.6%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 13.9%
  • ICO: 13.3%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 11.4%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond (Section 10(1)(b) now conditional release order without conviction): 0.9%
  • Section 10A: 0.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 17.7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 10.3 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 35(2) post-Muldrock

  • Prison: 74.6%
  • ICO: 12.4%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 10.8%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 1.9%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 0.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 41.7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 23.8 months in prison.

Section 35(2) pre-Muldrock

  • Prison: 77.7%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 11.5%
  • Period Detention: 8.3%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 1.9%
  • ICO: 0.6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 40.3 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 22.4 months in prison.

Section 35(2) attempt to recklessly cause GBH

  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 100%

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.

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