SACStat Magistrates' Court

carry or use a loaded firearm in a town, populous place, public thoroughfare or public place

Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) s 130(1), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019

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=64)
Males Only
(n=62)
Females Only
(n=2)
Ages 18-19
(n=3)
Ages 20-24
(n=8)
Ages 25-34
(n=24)
Ages 35-44
(n=16)
Ages 45-56
(n=9)
Ages 55+
(n=4)
Imprisonment37.5%35.5%100.0%0.0%25.0%54.2%31.3%44.4%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 Order6.3%6.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%8.3%12.5%0.0%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%
Fine34.4%35.5%0.0%0.0%62.5%25.0%37.5%44.4%25.0%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal21.9%22.6%0.0%100.0%12.5%12.5%18.8%11.1%75.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=66)
Imprisonment34.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order7.6%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine34.8%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal22.7%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 24
< 320.8%
3 < 629.2%
6 < 1233.3%
12 < 188.3%
18 < 244.2%
24 < 364.2%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 24
No NPP83.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 1212.5%
12 < 184.2%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 23
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%26.1%
3 < 617.4%8.7%
6 < 1221.7%8.7%
12 < 188.7%0.0%
18 < 244.3%0.0%
24 +4.3%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 = 5
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%20.0%
12 < 180.0%40.0%
18 < 240.0%40.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

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 = 23
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5000.0%4.3%
$500 < $1,00013.0%13.0%
$1,000 < $2,00052.2%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0004.3%4.3%
$3,000 < $4,0004.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0004.3%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

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