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The court can order that you be Supervised by an officer of the NSW Probation Service. Normally a court will order that the supervision remain in place for as long as the Probation Service deem it necessary
The court can order that you attend for drug or alcohol abuse counselling can be made a condition of a good behaviour bond.
That you live at a particular rehabilitation centre for a period of time can be made a condition of the bond.
The court cannot make a condition of a bond that you pay compensation to the victim of a crime.
If you obey the conditions of the good behaviour bond for the time set by the court there is no further penalty. However if you do not obey the conditions the court may summons you appear before the court to be re sentenced for the offence.
If you are summonsed to court for a breach of the good behaviour bond the court can do any one of the following:
For most offences the court can impose both a fine and good behaviour bond.
We have set out below the percentage of offenders that received a good behaviour bond as a penalty for the most common offences dealt with in the Local Court. Just because your offence is listed below does not mean that you will receive a good behaviour bond. The court may impose a less or more serious penalty. These statistics are only published as a guide and should not be used in court.
If you suspect that you may be under investigation, or if you have been charged with an offence, it is vital to get competent legal advice as early as possible. Our lawyers are highly specialised in criminal law and will be able to guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.