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To convict you of a failure to provide necessities of life charge, the police must prove each of the following matters beyond a reasonable doubt:
They will also need to prove that you were the person who committed the failure to provide necessities of life offence.
The court can impose any of the following penalties:
Based on statistics from the Judicial Commission of New South Wales we believe that the penalty in a case that is within the mid- range of seriousness for the offence of failure to provide necessities of life, if heard in the District Court, is likely to be a bond under section 10 of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act.