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Penalty for Threaten or Intimidate Witness | Section 322(a) Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “threaten or intimidate witness”

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

  • Prison: 44%
  • Section 9 Bond: 25%
  • Suspended Sentence: 25%
  • ICO: 6%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15 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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