SACStat Magistrates' Court

knowingly possess child abuse material

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 51G(1), 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=138)
Males Only
(n=137)
Females Only
(n=1)
Ages 18-19
(n=1)
Ages 20-24
(n=23)
Ages 25-34
(n=29)
Ages 35-44
(n=39)
Ages 45-56
(n=22)
Ages 55+
(n=24)
Imprisonment42.0%42.3%0.0%0.0%17.4%62.1%41.0%36.4%50.0%
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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order49.3%48.9%100.0%100.0%69.6%31.0%46.2%63.6%41.7%
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%
Fine3.6%3.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%6.9%2.6%0.0%8.3%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal5.1%5.1%0.0%0.0%13.0%0.0%10.3%0.0%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=165)
Imprisonment43.6%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order48.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine3.0%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal4.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 58
< 315.5%
3 < 624.1%
6 < 1229.3%
12 < 1813.8%
18 < 245.2%
24 < 3610.3%
36 +1.7%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 58
No NPP79.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 125.2%
12 < 188.6%
18 < 245.2%
24 < 361.7%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 72
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 34.2%12.5%
3 < 612.5%8.3%
6 < 1220.8%11.1%
12 < 188.3%1.4%
18 < 248.3%1.4%
24 +11.1%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 = 80
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%11.3%
18 < 240.0%31.3%
24 +0.0%57.5%

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 = 5
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5000.0%0.0%
$500 < $1,00020.0%20.0%
$1,000 < $2,00020.0%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0000.0%20.0%
$3,000 < $4,00020.0%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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