The maximum penalty for the offence of “recruit child to engage in criminal activity”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Section 9 Bond: 75%
- Prison: 25%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 12 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3 months in prison.