The maximum penalty for the offence of “assault with act of indecency.”
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Section 10 bond (now replaced by conditional release order)
- Section 9 Bond (now replaced by community correction order)
- Prison: 33%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 24 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 14 months in prison.