Penalty for Torture/Beat etc Animal and Cause Death/Serious Injury etc | Section 530(1) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “torture/beat etc animal and cause death/serious injury etc”

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

  • Prison: 40%
  • Fine Only: 13%
  • Section 9 Bond: 13%
  • CSO: 13%
  • ICO: 13%
  • Suspended Sentence: 7%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 15.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 9 months in prison.