Penalty for Reprisal Against Witness, Juror etc | Section 326(1) Crimes Act NSW


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For “reprisal against witness or juror.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “reprisal against witness or juror”

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

  • Prison: 42%
  • Suspended Sentence: 32%
  • Section 9 Bond: 16%
  • CSO: 5%
  • ICO: 5%

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 10.5 months in prison.

For “reprisal against judicial officer.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “reprisal against judicial officer”

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

  • Prison: 100%

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 8.5 months in prison.

For “reprisal against public justice official.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “reprisal against public justice official”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 33%
  • Suspended Sentence: 33%
  • Prison: 33%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5 months in prison.