SACStat Magistrates' Court

possess cartridge ammunition without a licence

Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) s 124(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=1,999)
Males Only
(n=1,819)
Females Only
(n=180)
Ages 18-19
(n=36)
Ages 20-24
(n=252)
Ages 25-34
(n=837)
Ages 35-44
(n=519)
Ages 45-56
(n=266)
Ages 55+
(n=84)
Imprisonment54.3%56.2%35.6%27.8%52.8%60.2%55.3%49.2%21.4%
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 Order0.2%0.1%0.6%2.8%0.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order19.2%18.3%27.8%11.1%20.6%20.8%18.1%16.9%16.7%
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%
Fine17.8%17.3%22.2%19.4%14.7%13.4%17.5%24.8%47.6%
Other1.4%1.5%0.0%2.8%1.6%1.4%2.1%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal7.2%6.5%13.9%36.1%9.5%4.2%6.9%9.0%14.3%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=2,136)
Imprisonment21.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order25.4%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine38.7%
Other0.9%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal13.6%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,086
< 327.1%
3 < 624.9%
6 < 1226.4%
12 < 1812.3%
18 < 245.6%
24 < 362.9%
36 +0.8%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,086
No NPP84.0%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.7%
6 < 129.2%
12 < 184.1%
18 < 241.0%
24 < 360.9%
36 +0.1%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 456
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 328.5%4.4%
3 < 625.2%2.0%
6 < 1224.8%1.1%
12 < 189.0%0.2%
18 < 242.9%0.0%
24 +2.0%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 = 543
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.4%
6 < 120.0%6.3%
12 < 180.0%59.5%
18 < 240.0%25.4%
24 +0.0%8.5%

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 = 827
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.5%15.0%
$500 < $1,00024.9%13.4%
$1,000 < $2,00022.5%6.3%
$2,000 < $3,0008.6%0.5%
$3,000 < $4,0002.5%0.2%
$4,000 < $5,0000.2%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.1%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.1%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.1%0.0%
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Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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