SACStat Magistrates' Court

possess a firearm, explosive substance or offensive weapon on court premises

Court Security Act 1980 (Vic) s 4, 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=332)
Males Only
(n=230)
Females Only
(n=102)
Ages 18-19
(n=9)
Ages 20-24
(n=33)
Ages 25-34
(n=94)
Ages 35-44
(n=114)
Ages 45-56
(n=58)
Ages 55+
(n=23)
Imprisonment23.5%28.3%12.7%22.2%18.2%25.5%32.5%13.8%4.3%
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 Order0.3%0.4%0.0%11.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order11.1%10.4%12.7%0.0%6.1%17.0%11.4%6.9%8.7%
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%
Fine37.7%39.1%34.3%0.0%48.5%35.1%34.2%48.3%34.8%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal27.4%21.7%40.2%66.7%27.3%22.3%21.9%31.0%52.2%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=342)
Imprisonment19.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.3%
Community Correction Order13.7%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine37.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal28.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 78
< 343.6%
3 < 633.3%
6 < 1220.5%
12 < 182.6%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 78
No NPP97.4%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.3%
6 < 121.3%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 66
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 339.4%19.7%
3 < 625.8%1.5%
6 < 1212.1%0.0%
12 < 181.5%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 = 47
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%2.1%
6 < 120.0%17.0%
12 < 180.0%68.1%
18 < 240.0%10.6%
24 +0.0%2.1%

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 = 129
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50013.2%31.8%
$500 < $1,00016.3%18.6%
$1,000 < $2,00012.4%3.9%
$2,000 < $3,0003.1%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.0%0.8%
$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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