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=231)
Males Only
(n=206)
Females Only
(n=25)
Ages 18-19
(n=6)
Ages 20-24
(n=68)
Ages 25-34
(n=104)
Ages 35-44
(n=34)
Ages 45-56
(n=14)
Ages 55+
(n=4)
Imprisonment40.7%41.7%32.0%33.3%35.3%35.6%50.0%71.4%100.0%
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 Order33.8%33.5%36.0%66.7%35.3%35.6%29.4%21.4%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%
Fine18.6%18.9%16.0%0.0%20.6%23.1%11.8%7.1%0.0%
Other1.3%1.0%4.0%0.0%0.0%1.0%5.9%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal5.6%4.9%12.0%0.0%8.8%4.8%2.9%0.0%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=252)
Imprisonment43.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order31.7%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine18.7%
Other1.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal5.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 94
< 335.1%
3 < 621.3%
6 < 1227.7%
12 < 186.4%
18 < 246.4%
24 < 362.1%
36 +1.1%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 94
No NPP88.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 125.3%
12 < 183.2%
18 < 243.2%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 109
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 331.2%1.8%
3 < 617.4%1.8%
6 < 1228.4%0.9%
12 < 186.4%1.8%
18 < 247.3%0.9%
24 +0.9%0.9%

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 = 80
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%5.0%
12 < 180.0%61.3%
18 < 240.0%18.8%
24 +0.0%15.0%

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 = 47
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5000.0%0.0%
$500 < $1,00010.6%0.0%
$1,000 < $2,00010.6%8.5%
$2,000 < $3,00025.5%4.3%
$3,000 < $4,0008.5%4.3%
$4,000 < $5,0004.3%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,00014.9%2.1%
$10,000 < $20,0004.3%2.1%
$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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