SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 71AC(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=1,907)
Males Only
(n=1,452)
Females Only
(n=455)
Ages 18-19
(n=27)
Ages 20-24
(n=260)
Ages 25-34
(n=905)
Ages 35-44
(n=493)
Ages 45-56
(n=188)
Ages 55+
(n=31)
Imprisonment62.1%68.0%43.3%33.3%54.2%65.6%62.9%56.4%74.2%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.1%0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.1%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 Order27.9%22.5%45.3%55.6%32.7%25.0%28.2%31.4%25.8%
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%
Fine4.3%4.2%4.6%7.4%5.8%3.6%4.5%5.3%0.0%
Other2.8%3.2%1.3%0.0%2.3%2.9%3.0%3.2%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal2.7%1.9%5.3%3.7%5.0%2.9%1.4%2.7%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=2,082)
Imprisonment61.4%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.1%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order28.7%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine4.0%
Other3.1%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal2.7%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,185
< 327.9%
3 < 628.3%
6 < 1226.2%
12 < 189.6%
18 < 244.9%
24 < 362.4%
36 +0.6%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,185
No NPP86.5%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.2%
6 < 127.3%
12 < 182.9%
18 < 241.5%
24 < 360.6%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,279
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 324.8%6.6%
3 < 623.1%5.0%
6 < 1221.0%4.3%
12 < 187.8%1.3%
18 < 243.0%0.6%
24 +2.1%0.3%

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 = 2
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 350.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 1250.0%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 = 597
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.2%
6 < 120.0%4.9%
12 < 180.0%63.1%
18 < 240.0%19.8%
24 +0.0%12.1%

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 = 83
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5001.2%0.0%
$500 < $1,0004.8%2.4%
$1,000 < $2,00032.5%6.0%
$2,000 < $3,00030.1%4.8%
$3,000 < $4,00010.8%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0002.4%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0003.6%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0001.2%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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