SACStat Magistrates' Court

attempt to possess a drug of dependence (not further defined)

Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 73(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=96)
Males Only
(n=77)
Females Only
(n=19)
Ages 18-19
(n=2)
Ages 20-24
(n=12)
Ages 25-34
(n=42)
Ages 35-44
(n=28)
Ages 45-56
(n=8)
Ages 55+
(n=4)
Imprisonment40.6%44.2%26.3%0.0%33.3%54.8%35.7%12.5%25.0%
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 Order22.9%22.1%26.3%50.0%25.0%19.0%21.4%37.5%25.0%
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%
Fine24.0%22.1%31.6%0.0%16.7%16.7%32.1%50.0%25.0%
Other1.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%2.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal11.5%10.4%15.8%50.0%25.0%7.1%10.7%0.0%25.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=111)
Imprisonment23.4%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order31.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine29.7%
Other0.9%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal14.4%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 39
< 328.2%
3 < 643.6%
6 < 1212.8%
12 < 182.6%
18 < 242.6%
24 < 3610.3%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 39
No NPP89.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 122.6%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 245.1%
24 < 362.6%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 26
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 330.8%11.5%
3 < 642.3%0.0%
6 < 127.7%0.0%
12 < 180.0%3.8%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +3.8%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 = 35
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%5.7%
12 < 180.0%40.0%
18 < 240.0%22.9%
24 +0.0%31.4%

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 = 33
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50012.1%15.2%
$500 < $1,00036.4%3.0%
$1,000 < $2,00030.3%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0000.0%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0003.0%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.0%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%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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