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


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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.