SACStat Magistrates' Court

carry a dangerous article in a public place

Control Of Weapons Act 1990 (Vic) s 7(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=157)
Males Only
(n=140)
Females Only
(n=17)
Ages 18-19
(n=5)
Ages 20-24
(n=19)
Ages 25-34
(n=46)
Ages 35-44
(n=51)
Ages 45-56
(n=32)
Ages 55+
(n=4)
Imprisonment43.9%45.7%29.4%40.0%31.6%47.8%51.0%37.5%25.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.6%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%2.0%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 Order22.3%21.4%29.4%20.0%36.8%28.3%21.6%9.4%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%
Fine19.1%19.3%17.6%20.0%5.3%10.9%17.6%37.5%50.0%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal14.0%12.9%23.5%20.0%26.3%13.0%7.8%15.6%25.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=164)
Imprisonment35.4%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.6%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order27.4%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine20.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal15.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 69
< 336.2%
3 < 636.2%
6 < 1213.0%
12 < 1811.6%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +2.9%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 69
No NPP91.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 62.9%
6 < 122.9%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 362.9%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 58
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 334.5%10.3%
3 < 636.2%0.0%
6 < 125.2%1.7%
12 < 188.6%0.0%
18 < 241.7%0.0%
24 +1.7%0.0%

Partially Suspended Sentence Length

CASES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1
< 3100.0%
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 = 1
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%100.0%
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 = 45
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%8.9%
12 < 180.0%60.0%
18 < 240.0%24.4%
24 +0.0%6.7%

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 = 34
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50011.8%11.8%
$500 < $1,00029.4%5.9%
$1,000 < $2,00023.5%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00017.6%0.0%
$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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