SACStat Magistrates' Court

non-prohibited person possess, carry or use an unregistered category A or B longarm

Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) s 6A(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=190)
Males Only
(n=176)
Females Only
(n=14)
Ages 18-19
(n=4)
Ages 20-24
(n=11)
Ages 25-34
(n=41)
Ages 35-44
(n=50)
Ages 45-56
(n=39)
Ages 55+
(n=45)
Imprisonment16.8%16.5%21.4%0.0%9.1%24.4%28.0%12.8%4.4%
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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order21.1%21.6%14.3%0.0%18.2%36.6%20.0%15.4%15.6%
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%
Fine41.1%40.9%42.9%50.0%63.6%24.4%32.0%46.2%55.6%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal21.1%21.0%21.4%50.0%9.1%14.6%20.0%25.6%24.4%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=227)
Imprisonment16.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order22.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine40.5%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal20.7%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 32
< 334.4%
3 < 618.8%
6 < 1234.4%
12 < 189.4%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +3.1%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 32
No NPP87.5%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 129.4%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 363.1%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 37
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 324.3%0.0%
3 < 635.1%2.7%
6 < 1224.3%2.7%
12 < 1810.8%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 = 51
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%2.0%
6 < 120.0%3.9%
12 < 180.0%49.0%
18 < 240.0%21.6%
24 +0.0%23.5%

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 = 92
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.3%2.2%
$500 < $1,00031.5%3.3%
$1,000 < $2,00034.8%1.1%
$2,000 < $3,00010.9%1.1%
$3,000 < $4,0003.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0007.6%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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