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To convict you of a using an intoxicating substance to commit an indictable offence 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 using an intoxicating substance to commit an indictable offence.
The court can impose any of the following penalties:
The likely penalty based on NSW Judicial Commission Statistics for an offence of this nature in the mid- range of seriousness if heard in the District Court is likely to be imprisonment for a period of 9 years.
The matter is strictly indictable, meaning that it can only be finalised in the District Court.