SACStat Magistrates' Court

unlicensed person storing a firearm or ammunition in an insecure manner

Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) s 129A, 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=253)
Males Only
(n=237)
Females Only
(n=16)
Ages 18-19
(n=2)
Ages 20-24
(n=31)
Ages 25-34
(n=75)
Ages 35-44
(n=73)
Ages 45-56
(n=38)
Ages 55+
(n=32)
Imprisonment42.7%43.5%31.3%0.0%67.7%52.0%46.6%34.2%0.0%
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 Order16.6%16.9%12.5%50.0%9.7%20.0%20.5%13.2%9.4%
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%
Fine27.7%27.0%37.5%50.0%12.9%20.0%24.7%28.9%62.5%
Other0.8%0.8%0.0%0.0%3.2%1.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal12.3%11.8%18.8%0.0%6.5%6.7%8.2%23.7%28.1%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=294)
Imprisonment29.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order23.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine33.3%
Other0.7%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal13.3%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 108
< 325.9%
3 < 623.1%
6 < 1225.9%
12 < 1817.6%
18 < 244.6%
24 < 361.9%
36 +0.9%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 108
No NPP80.6%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 1212.0%
12 < 185.6%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 361.9%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 86
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 327.9%11.6%
3 < 617.4%2.3%
6 < 1223.3%2.3%
12 < 1810.5%0.0%
18 < 243.5%0.0%
24 +1.2%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 = 69
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%2.9%
12 < 180.0%68.1%
18 < 240.0%14.5%
24 +0.0%14.5%

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 = 98
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5001.0%1.0%
$500 < $1,00035.7%1.0%
$1,000 < $2,00028.6%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00016.3%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0008.2%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0004.1%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0004.1%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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