SACStat Magistrates' Court

drive or be in charge of a motor vehicle while under the influence of any drug

Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic) s 49(1)(a), 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=225)
Males Only
(n=173)
Females Only
(n=52)
Ages 18-19
(n=4)
Ages 20-24
(n=37)
Ages 25-34
(n=95)
Ages 35-44
(n=52)
Ages 45-56
(n=29)
Ages 55+
(n=8)
Imprisonment32.4%37.6%15.4%75.0%29.7%36.8%30.8%20.7%25.0%
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 Order22.7%22.5%23.1%0.0%21.6%27.4%19.2%20.7%12.5%
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%
Fine34.2%31.8%42.3%0.0%43.2%28.4%30.8%51.7%37.5%
Other1.8%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.1%3.8%3.4%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal8.9%5.8%19.2%25.0%5.4%6.3%15.4%3.4%25.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=227)
Imprisonment21.6%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order23.3%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine42.7%
Other1.8%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal10.6%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 73
< 328.8%
3 < 628.8%
6 < 1223.3%
12 < 1813.7%
18 < 241.4%
24 < 364.1%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 73
No NPP82.2%
< 30.0%
3 < 62.7%
6 < 129.6%
12 < 182.7%
18 < 242.7%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 49
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 334.7%10.2%
3 < 622.4%6.1%
6 < 1218.4%2.0%
12 < 186.1%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 = 53
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%5.7%
12 < 180.0%73.6%
18 < 240.0%17.0%
24 +0.0%3.8%

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 = 97
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5002.1%7.2%
$500 < $1,00017.5%19.6%
$1,000 < $2,00029.9%8.2%
$2,000 < $3,00012.4%1.0%
$3,000 < $4,0001.0%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.0%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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