SACStat Magistrates' Court

driver fail to stop after a motor vehicle accident

Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic) s 61(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=1,401)
Males Only
(n=1,112)
Females Only
(n=289)
Ages 18-19
(n=65)
Ages 20-24
(n=289)
Ages 25-34
(n=472)
Ages 35-44
(n=286)
Ages 45-56
(n=175)
Ages 55+
(n=114)
Imprisonment18.3%21.1%7.6%12.3%22.1%23.1%21.0%6.9%3.5%
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 Order0.1%0.2%0.0%1.5%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order11.8%11.4%13.1%18.5%13.1%11.4%10.5%14.9%4.4%
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%
Fine52.2%51.8%53.6%41.5%44.3%50.4%51.7%65.1%66.7%
Other0.9%0.8%1.0%0.0%0.7%0.8%1.7%0.6%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal16.7%14.7%24.6%26.2%19.4%14.2%15.0%12.6%25.4%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,479)
Imprisonment9.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order14.1%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine57.0%
Other0.9%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal18.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 257
< 324.9%
3 < 626.1%
6 < 1224.9%
12 < 1812.8%
18 < 245.4%
24 < 364.7%
36 +1.2%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 257
No NPP81.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.8%
6 < 129.3%
12 < 185.1%
18 < 242.3%
24 < 361.2%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 144
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 322.2%6.3%
3 < 622.9%1.4%
6 < 1225.0%0.0%
12 < 1813.2%0.7%
18 < 245.6%0.0%
24 +2.8%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 = 209
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%7.2%
12 < 180.0%64.1%
18 < 240.0%19.6%
24 +0.0%9.1%

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 = 843
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5007.9%2.1%
$500 < $1,00039.3%2.3%
$1,000 < $2,00037.5%0.7%
$2,000 < $3,0007.8%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0001.4%0.1%
$4,000 < $5,0000.6%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.2%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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