SACStat Magistrates' Court

intentionally obstruct an emergency worker, police officer or protective services officer on duty

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 31(1)(b), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021

Note that a charge is a single proven count of an offence. A case is a collection of one or more charges (of any offence) against a person sentenced at the one hearing.

All Cases % Sentence Type

Sentence TypePercentage
All
(n=47)
Males Only
(n=36)
Females Only
(n=11)
Ages 18-19
(n=4)
Ages 20-24
(n=5)
Ages 25-34
(n=18)
Ages 35-44
(n=13)
Ages 45-56
(n=4)
Ages 55+
(n=3)
Imprisonment36.2%41.7%18.2%50.0%20.0%33.3%46.2%50.0%0.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order2.1%2.8%0.0%25.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order10.6%5.6%27.3%25.0%20.0%5.6%15.4%0.0%0.0%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Fine23.4%25.0%18.2%0.0%40.0%27.8%15.4%25.0%33.3%
Other2.1%2.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%5.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal25.5%22.2%36.4%0.0%20.0%27.8%23.1%25.0%66.7%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=53)
Imprisonment37.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order1.9%
Community Correction Order13.2%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine22.6%
Other1.9%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal22.6%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 17
< 352.9%
3 < 629.4%
6 < 1217.6%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 17
No NPP100.0%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 20
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 355.0%15.0%
3 < 615.0%0.0%
6 < 1215.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

Partially Suspended Sentence Length

CASES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Part to Serve

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
00.0%0.0%
< 10.0%0.0%
1 < 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Wholly Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 7
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%71.4%
18 < 240.0%14.3%
24 +0.0%14.3%

CHARGES, Intensive Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community-Based Order

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 240.0%
24 +0.0%

CHARGES, Fine Amount – by Aggregation

Fine AmountPercentage
n = 12
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5000.0%16.7%
$500 < $1,00025.0%0.0%
$1,000 < $2,00041.7%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0000.0%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,00016.7%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.0%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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