SACStat Magistrates' Court

possess a Schedule 8, 9 or 4 poison

Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 36B(2), 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=823)
Males Only
(n=653)
Females Only
(n=169)
Ages 18-19
(n=7)
Ages 20-24
(n=100)
Ages 25-34
(n=358)
Ages 35-44
(n=255)
Ages 45-56
(n=89)
Ages 55+
(n=12)
Imprisonment40.1%42.9%29.6%0.0%27.0%39.1%45.9%49.4%8.3%
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 Order0.2%0.3%0.0%14.3%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order23.0%20.2%33.7%0.0%25.0%24.6%21.2%20.2%33.3%
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%
Fine23.0%24.5%16.6%14.3%25.0%22.6%21.2%22.5%58.3%
Other1.8%2.0%1.2%0.0%1.0%2.0%2.7%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal11.9%10.1%18.9%71.4%21.0%11.7%9.0%7.9%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,166)
Imprisonment19.6%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.2%
Community Correction Order29.4%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine30.5%
Other1.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal19.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 330
< 345.2%
3 < 624.5%
6 < 1217.6%
12 < 187.9%
18 < 242.4%
24 < 362.1%
36 +0.3%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 330
No NPP90.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.6%
6 < 125.2%
12 < 182.7%
18 < 240.9%
24 < 360.3%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 229
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 355.5%1.3%
3 < 622.7%0.4%
6 < 1210.9%0.0%
12 < 187.0%0.0%
18 < 240.9%0.0%
24 +1.3%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 = 343
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%7.0%
12 < 180.0%65.9%
18 < 240.0%14.3%
24 +0.0%12.8%

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 = 356
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50014.6%7.3%
$500 < $1,00023.6%1.4%
$1,000 < $2,00033.7%1.1%
$2,000 < $3,00010.1%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0005.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.7%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0001.1%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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