SACStat Magistrates' Court

possess 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=1,164)
Males Only
(n=1,043)
Females Only
(n=121)
Ages 18-19
(n=29)
Ages 20-24
(n=162)
Ages 25-34
(n=432)
Ages 35-44
(n=348)
Ages 45-56
(n=151)
Ages 55+
(n=41)
Imprisonment47.9%50.1%28.9%20.7%34.6%53.7%53.4%41.1%39.0%
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 Order17.8%17.6%19.0%34.5%21.6%17.4%17.0%17.2%4.9%
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%
Fine22.3%21.6%28.9%20.7%24.7%18.5%23.0%27.2%29.3%
Other0.4%0.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.7%0.3%0.0%2.4%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal11.5%10.2%23.1%24.1%19.1%9.7%6.3%14.6%24.4%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,254)
Imprisonment40.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order21.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine24.6%
Other0.5%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal13.0%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 558
< 344.1%
3 < 627.4%
6 < 1216.7%
12 < 187.2%
18 < 242.5%
24 < 361.3%
36 +0.9%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 558
No NPP91.2%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.5%
6 < 124.8%
12 < 181.8%
18 < 240.7%
24 < 360.9%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 501
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 352.3%5.8%
3 < 620.4%0.6%
6 < 1214.6%0.2%
12 < 184.4%0.2%
18 < 240.6%0.0%
24 +1.0%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 = 275
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%7.6%
12 < 180.0%69.1%
18 < 240.0%16.7%
24 +0.0%6.5%

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 = 309
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5008.1%8.4%
$500 < $1,00034.3%4.9%
$1,000 < $2,00030.1%1.3%
$2,000 < $3,00010.4%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0002.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.0%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.3%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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