SACStat Magistrates' Court

take or send, or attempt to take or send, anything into or out of prison without authorisation

Corrections Act 1986 (Vic) s 32(1)(c), 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=186)
Males Only
(n=55)
Females Only
(n=131)
Ages 18-19
(n=2)
Ages 20-24
(n=39)
Ages 25-34
(n=77)
Ages 35-44
(n=39)
Ages 45-56
(n=21)
Ages 55+
(n=7)
Imprisonment13.4%23.6%9.2%0.0%10.3%15.6%15.4%14.3%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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order22.0%21.8%22.1%0.0%25.6%20.8%25.6%23.8%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%
Fine34.9%34.5%35.1%50.0%30.8%37.7%25.6%42.9%42.9%
Other0.5%1.8%0.0%0.0%2.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal29.0%18.2%33.6%50.0%30.8%26.0%33.3%19.0%57.1%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=203)
Imprisonment13.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order23.2%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine33.0%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal30.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 25
< 356.0%
3 < 624.0%
6 < 1216.0%
12 < 184.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 25
No NPP96.0%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 124.0%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 27
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 363.0%3.7%
3 < 618.5%0.0%
6 < 1211.1%3.7%
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 = 47
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%17.0%
12 < 180.0%63.8%
18 < 240.0%17.0%
24 +0.0%2.1%

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 = 67
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5007.5%13.4%
$500 < $1,00029.9%13.4%
$1,000 < $2,00026.9%4.5%
$2,000 < $3,0003.0%1.5%
$3,000 < $4,0000.0%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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