SACStat Magistrates' Court

hinder a police officer on duty

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) s 51(2), 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=200)
Males Only
(n=141)
Females Only
(n=59)
Ages 18-19
(n=10)
Ages 20-24
(n=44)
Ages 25-34
(n=69)
Ages 35-44
(n=47)
Ages 45-56
(n=23)
Ages 55+
(n=7)
Imprisonment17.0%21.3%6.8%0.0%11.4%18.8%23.4%13.0%28.6%
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 Order16.5%14.9%20.3%30.0%18.2%18.8%17.0%4.3%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%
Fine35.5%34.0%39.0%30.0%38.6%31.9%38.3%43.5%14.3%
Other0.5%0.0%1.7%0.0%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal30.5%29.8%32.2%40.0%29.5%30.4%21.3%39.1%57.1%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=215)
Imprisonment9.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order20.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine36.7%
Other0.5%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal32.6%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 34
< 347.1%
3 < 623.5%
6 < 1217.6%
12 < 185.9%
18 < 242.9%
24 < 362.9%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 34
No NPP91.2%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 122.9%
12 < 185.9%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 21
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 342.9%23.8%
3 < 623.8%0.0%
6 < 124.8%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +4.8%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 = 44
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%11.4%
12 < 180.0%68.2%
18 < 240.0%18.2%
24 +0.0%2.3%

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 = 79
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50010.1%13.9%
$500 < $1,00030.4%16.5%
$1,000 < $2,00020.3%1.3%
$2,000 < $3,0005.1%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0002.5%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%
Return to top

Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

About Us Contact Us