NSW Sentencing Council

Sentencing in NSW

This section provides information to assist in understanding the sentencing process. The information contained on this website is largely based on sentencing legislation in New South Wales set out in the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999.

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Download the Sentencing Information Package [PDF, 198KB] for information on sentencing in NSW. The package was prepared by the Victims Services, the NSW Sentencing Council, and Criminal Law Review, Department of Justice.