SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Environment Protection Act 1970 (Vic) s 45E(1), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019

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=476)
Males Only
(n=353)
Females Only
(n=102)
Ages 18-19
(n=7)
Ages 20-24
(n=36)
Ages 25-34
(n=70)
Ages 35-44
(n=51)
Ages 45-56
(n=35)
Ages 55+
(n=25)
Imprisonment6.1%6.8%4.9%0.0%8.3%15.7%23.5%5.7%4.0%
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 Order6.3%6.8%5.9%14.3%25.0%18.6%5.9%11.4%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%
Fine71.2%71.1%68.6%71.4%50.0%55.7%52.9%62.9%60.0%
Other0.4%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.4%2.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal16.0%14.7%20.6%14.3%16.7%8.6%15.7%20.0%36.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=503)
Imprisonment0.4%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order5.2%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine74.0%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal20.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 29
< 344.8%
3 < 627.6%
6 < 1220.7%
12 < 183.4%
18 < 243.4%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 29
No NPP96.6%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 183.4%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 2
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 350.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 1250.0%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 = 26
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%7.7%
12 < 180.0%61.5%
18 < 240.0%19.2%
24 +0.0%11.5%

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 = 372
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.6%31.7%
$500 < $1,00023.1%12.9%
$1,000 < $2,00011.8%3.2%
$2,000 < $3,0006.5%0.8%
$3,000 < $4,0001.1%0.5%
$4,000 < $5,0000.5%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.8%0.5%
$10,000 < $20,0001.3%0.3%
$20,000 or more0.3%0.0%
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Last update 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

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