The maximum penalty for the offence of “threaten injury with intent to commit offence, resist arrest etc”

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

Local Court:

Section 33B(1)(b) threaten injury w/i to commit offence, resist arrest, etc

  • Prison: 35.7%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 32.1%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 14.3%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 7.1%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond (Section 10(1)(b) now conditional release order without conviction): 3.6%
  • Fine Only: 3.6%
  • ICO: 3.6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 12.9 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.8 months in prison.

District and Supreme Court:

Section 33B(1)(b) threaten injury w/i to prevent lawful apprehension/detention

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 37.6 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 14.6 months in prison.

Section 33B(1)(b) threaten injury w/i to commit indictable offence

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 26.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 18 months in prison.