SACStat Magistrates' Court

traffick a drug of dependence (other or not further defined)

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=446)
Males Only
(n=342)
Females Only
(n=104)
Ages 18-19
(n=17)
Ages 20-24
(n=99)
Ages 25-34
(n=188)
Ages 35-44
(n=103)
Ages 45-56
(n=34)
Ages 55+
(n=4)
Imprisonment52.5%53.8%48.1%11.8%35.4%62.2%60.2%52.9%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 Order32.3%30.7%37.5%64.7%43.4%25.5%29.1%26.5%75.0%
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%
Fine10.3%9.9%11.5%17.6%14.1%8.5%8.7%8.8%25.0%
Other1.8%2.0%1.0%0.0%1.0%0.5%1.9%11.8%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal3.1%3.5%1.9%5.9%6.1%3.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=566)
Imprisonment45.4%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order39.4%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine10.4%
Other1.9%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal2.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 234
< 332.5%
3 < 629.5%
6 < 1225.2%
12 < 187.3%
18 < 244.3%
24 < 361.3%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 234
No NPP89.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.4%
6 < 126.4%
12 < 183.0%
18 < 240.4%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 257
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 332.3%3.9%
3 < 623.7%3.9%
6 < 1221.4%3.1%
12 < 186.2%1.6%
18 < 242.7%0.4%
24 +0.8%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 = 223
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%4.9%
12 < 180.0%57.0%
18 < 240.0%18.4%
24 +0.0%19.7%

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 = 59
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5000.0%0.0%
$500 < $1,0003.4%3.4%
$1,000 < $2,00030.5%3.4%
$2,000 < $3,00047.5%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0006.8%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0003.4%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0001.7%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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