SACStat Magistrates' Court

carry a controlled weapon without a lawful excuse

Control Of Weapons Act 1990 (Vic) s 6(1), 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=466)
Males Only
(n=425)
Females Only
(n=41)
Ages 18-19
(n=12)
Ages 20-24
(n=67)
Ages 25-34
(n=164)
Ages 35-44
(n=148)
Ages 45-56
(n=58)
Ages 55+
(n=17)
Imprisonment48.9%50.4%34.1%16.7%32.8%57.9%54.7%34.5%47.1%
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 Order19.7%19.3%24.4%33.3%32.8%12.2%18.9%27.6%11.8%
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%
Fine18.0%18.6%12.2%8.3%16.4%19.5%16.2%20.7%23.5%
Other1.3%1.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%2.4%1.4%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal12.0%10.4%29.3%41.7%17.9%7.9%8.8%17.2%17.6%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=487)
Imprisonment43.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order22.4%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine18.9%
Other1.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal13.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 228
< 342.1%
3 < 628.1%
6 < 1218.4%
12 < 186.6%
18 < 241.3%
24 < 363.1%
36 +0.4%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 228
No NPP90.8%
< 30.0%
3 < 62.2%
6 < 123.9%
12 < 181.8%
18 < 240.9%
24 < 360.4%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 213
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 341.3%9.9%
3 < 625.8%0.9%
6 < 1216.4%0.0%
12 < 182.8%0.5%
18 < 240.5%0.0%
24 +1.9%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 = 109
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%8.3%
12 < 180.0%71.6%
18 < 240.0%15.6%
24 +0.0%4.6%

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 = 92
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50016.3%7.6%
$500 < $1,00034.8%4.3%
$1,000 < $2,00022.8%2.2%
$2,000 < $3,0009.8%1.1%
$3,000 < $4,0001.1%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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