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Penalty for Refuse to Provide Necessities of Life Endanger Life/Injure Health | Section 44 Crimes Act NSW

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:

Local Court:

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.

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