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.