Penalty for Sexual Intercourse with Child Between 14 and 16 | Section 66C(3) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “sexual intercourse with child 14-16

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

Local Court:

Section 66C(3) sexual intercourse with child 14-16

  • Prison: 43.2%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 32.4%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 10.8%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 8.1%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 5.4%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 17.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 8.7 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 66C(3) sexual intercourse with child between 14 and 16

  • Prison: 66.3%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 23.9%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 9.2%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b)&(c): 0.6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 33.7 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 19.2 months in prison.