SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 75, 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=188)
Males Only
(n=121)
Females Only
(n=67)
Ages 18-19
(n=3)
Ages 20-24
(n=44)
Ages 25-34
(n=116)
Ages 35-44
(n=22)
Ages 45-56
(n=2)
Ages 55+
(n=0)
Imprisonment32.4%42.1%14.9%0.0%27.3%34.5%36.4%50.0%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 Order31.9%24.0%46.3%33.3%27.3%31.9%36.4%50.0%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%
Fine20.7%21.5%19.4%0.0%25.0%20.7%18.2%0.0%0.0%
Other1.1%1.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal13.8%10.7%19.4%66.7%20.5%11.2%9.1%0.0%0.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=194)
Imprisonment19.1%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order34.0%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine25.3%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal21.6%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 61
< 326.2%
3 < 623.0%
6 < 1229.5%
12 < 1814.8%
18 < 243.3%
24 < 363.3%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 61
No NPP85.2%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.6%
6 < 128.2%
12 < 183.3%
18 < 241.6%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 37
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 321.6%18.9%
3 < 616.2%10.8%
6 < 1221.6%5.4%
12 < 185.4%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%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 = 66
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%1.5%
6 < 120.0%10.6%
12 < 180.0%69.7%
18 < 240.0%15.2%
24 +0.0%3.0%

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 = 49
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50010.2%4.1%
$500 < $1,00036.7%0.0%
$1,000 < $2,00034.7%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00014.3%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.0%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 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

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