The maximum penalty for the offence of “refuse to provide necessities of life endanger life/injure health”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
Section 44 refuse to provide necessities of life endanger life/injure health
- Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 50%
- ICO: 50%
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.