Penalty for Act of Indecency With/Toward Person >= 16 | Section 61N(2) Crimes Act NSW


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For “commit act of indecency with/toward person >= 16.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “commit act of indecency with/toward person >= 16.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 46%
  • Prison: 24%
  • Suspended Sentence: 13%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 6%
  • Fine Only: 5%
  • CSO: 3%
  • ICO: 2%
  • Section 10A: 1%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 11.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.

For “incite person >= 16 to commit act of indecency.”

The maximum penalty for the offence of “incite person >= 16 to commit act of indecency.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 40%
  • Prison: 40%
  • Suspended Sentence: 20%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 13.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 5 months in prison.