The maximum penalty for the offence of “recklessly wound”

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

Local Court:

Section 35(4) recklessly wound

  • Prison: 38.6%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 22%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 19.2%
  • ICO: 9.8%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 8.8%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 1.3%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 0.2%
  • Fine Only: 0.2% 

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15.8 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.6 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 35(4) post-Muldrock

  • Prison: 69.8%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 18%
  • ICO: 8%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 3.6%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 0.5%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 31.8 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 17.5 months in prison.

Section 35(4) pre-Muldrock

  • Prison: 62.2%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 21.6%
  • Period Detention: 8.8%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 6.1%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 1.4%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 32 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 17 months in prison.

Section 35(4) accessory after the fact to recklessly wound

  • Section 9 Bond (now replaced by community correction order): 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.