Penalty for Resist etc Police Officer in Execution of Duty | Section 546C Crimes Act NSW


The maximum penalty for the offence of “resist etc police officer in execution of duty”

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

  • Fine Only: 42%
  • Section 9 Bond: 28%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 17%
  • Section 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 4%
  • Prison: 4%
  • Section 10A: 2%
  • Suspended Sentence: 2%
  • ICO: 1%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3 months in prison.