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Penalty for Taking Conveyance Without Consent | Section 154A Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “taking conveyance without consent” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 46.43%
  • Community Correction Order: 28.79%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 13.56%
  • Fine Only: 5.47%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 2.84%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 1.97%
  • s 10A No Other Penalty: 0.58%
  • s 10(1)(a) Dismissal: 0.36%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 9 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.

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