SACStat Magistrates' Court

do any act, including by omission, that causes, or is likely to cause, unreasonable pain or suffering to an animal

Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals Act 1986 (Vic) s 9(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=58)
Males Only
(n=34)
Females Only
(n=24)
Ages 18-19
(n=1)
Ages 20-24
(n=5)
Ages 25-34
(n=14)
Ages 35-44
(n=12)
Ages 45-56
(n=9)
Ages 55+
(n=15)
Imprisonment12.1%20.6%0.0%0.0%20.0%14.3%25.0%11.1%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 Order5.2%8.8%0.0%0.0%20.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%13.3%
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%
Fine50.0%35.3%70.8%100.0%0.0%42.9%66.7%44.4%60.0%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal32.8%35.3%29.2%0.0%60.0%42.9%8.3%44.4%26.7%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=73)
Imprisonment13.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order8.2%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine50.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal27.4%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 7
< 342.9%
3 < 628.6%
6 < 1214.3%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 2414.3%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 7
No NPP85.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 1814.3%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 10
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 380.0%0.0%
3 < 610.0%10.0%
6 < 120.0%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 = 6
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%66.7%
18 < 240.0%33.3%
24 +0.0%0.0%

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 = 37
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5002.7%0.0%
$500 < $1,00013.5%8.1%
$1,000 < $2,00010.8%5.4%
$2,000 < $3,0008.1%2.7%
$3,000 < $4,0005.4%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,00021.6%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,00018.9%0.0%
$20,000 or more2.7%0.0%
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Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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