SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 73(1), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019

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=741)
Males Only
(n=647)
Females Only
(n=94)
Ages 18-19
(n=20)
Ages 20-24
(n=165)
Ages 25-34
(n=317)
Ages 35-44
(n=154)
Ages 45-56
(n=70)
Ages 55+
(n=14)
Imprisonment27.7%28.0%25.5%5.0%15.2%31.5%35.7%31.4%14.3%
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 Order0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order25.9%26.1%24.5%25.0%27.9%25.9%24.0%27.1%21.4%
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%
Fine28.1%28.1%27.7%30.0%30.9%25.2%30.5%25.7%42.9%
Other0.9%1.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.9%0.0%1.4%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal17.3%16.5%22.3%40.0%25.5%15.5%9.7%14.3%21.4%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=755)
Imprisonment20.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.1%
Community Correction Order28.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine28.6%
Other0.7%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal20.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 204
< 334.3%
3 < 628.9%
6 < 1220.6%
12 < 1811.3%
18 < 242.9%
24 < 361.0%
36 +1.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 204
No NPP88.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.0%
6 < 127.8%
12 < 181.5%
18 < 240.5%
24 < 360.5%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 157
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 326.1%16.6%
3 < 620.4%7.0%
6 < 1210.8%5.7%
12 < 189.6%0.6%
18 < 241.3%0.0%
24 +1.9%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 = 218
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.5%
6 < 120.0%7.8%
12 < 180.0%69.7%
18 < 240.0%13.3%
24 +0.0%8.7%

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 = 216
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5006.5%6.9%
$500 < $1,00022.2%5.6%
$1,000 < $2,00032.4%2.3%
$2,000 < $3,00016.7%0.5%
$3,000 < $4,0003.7%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0001.9%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.4%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

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