SACStat Magistrates' Court

behave in a riotous, indecent, offensive or insulting manner in a public place

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) s 17(1)(d), 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=1,157)
Males Only
(n=969)
Females Only
(n=188)
Ages 18-19
(n=44)
Ages 20-24
(n=183)
Ages 25-34
(n=352)
Ages 35-44
(n=316)
Ages 45-56
(n=175)
Ages 55+
(n=84)
Imprisonment32.2%33.5%25.5%22.7%24.0%37.2%38.9%28.0%19.0%
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 Order0.2%0.2%0.0%2.3%0.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order16.1%14.8%22.9%25.0%21.9%16.5%16.1%9.1%10.7%
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%
Fine28.2%29.5%21.3%18.2%26.8%24.4%26.9%39.4%32.1%
Other0.2%0.1%0.5%0.0%0.0%0.3%0.3%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal23.2%21.9%29.8%31.8%26.8%21.6%17.7%23.4%38.1%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,262)
Imprisonment26.5%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.2%
Community Correction Order18.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine27.7%
Other0.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal27.0%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 373
< 354.2%
3 < 622.3%
6 < 1218.2%
12 < 182.7%
18 < 241.6%
24 < 361.1%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 373
No NPP95.4%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.3%
6 < 122.4%
12 < 181.1%
18 < 240.5%
24 < 360.3%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 335
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 358.2%10.4%
3 < 615.2%0.3%
6 < 1212.5%0.0%
12 < 182.1%0.0%
18 < 241.2%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 = 233
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%5.2%
12 < 180.0%62.7%
18 < 240.0%27.5%
24 +0.0%4.7%

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 = 349
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50011.7%11.2%
$500 < $1,00030.4%12.9%
$1,000 < $2,00019.2%3.7%
$2,000 < $3,0007.2%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0002.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.9%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.6%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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