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Penalty for Threatening or Intimidating Victims or Witnesses | Section 315A Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “threatening or intimidating victims or witnesses” is 7 years in prison.

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

  • Prison: 75%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 25%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 1 years imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3 months in prison.

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