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Penalty for Recruiting Persons for Criminal Activity | Section 351A Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “recruiting persons for criminal activity” is 7 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 57.14%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 14.29%
  • Prison: 14.29%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 14.29%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 16 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 12 months in prison.

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