SACStat Magistrates' Court

use a drug of dependence (undefined)

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=148)
Males Only
(n=115)
Females Only
(n=33)
Ages 18-19
(n=2)
Ages 20-24
(n=32)
Ages 25-34
(n=69)
Ages 35-44
(n=34)
Ages 45-56
(n=7)
Ages 55+
(n=3)
Imprisonment40.5%43.5%30.3%0.0%28.1%43.5%52.9%42.9%0.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.7%0.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%1.4%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 Order25.7%22.6%36.4%50.0%21.9%29.0%26.5%14.3%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%
Fine23.0%22.6%24.2%0.0%28.1%20.3%17.6%42.9%66.7%
Other0.7%0.9%0.0%0.0%3.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal9.5%9.6%9.1%50.0%18.8%5.8%2.9%0.0%33.3%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=150)
Imprisonment18.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.7%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order29.3%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine30.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal20.7%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 60
< 331.7%
3 < 636.7%
6 < 1221.7%
12 < 183.3%
18 < 246.7%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 60
No NPP93.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 186.7%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 28
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 325.0%17.9%
3 < 621.4%7.1%
6 < 1210.7%7.1%
12 < 1810.7%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 = 1
< 30.0%
3 < 6100.0%
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 = 1
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 12100.0%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 = 1
AggregateNon-Aggregate
00.0%0.0%
< 10.0%0.0%
1 < 30.0%0.0%
3 < 6100.0%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 = 44
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%6.8%
12 < 180.0%70.5%
18 < 240.0%15.9%
24 +0.0%6.8%

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 = 46
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50010.9%13.0%
$500 < $1,00037.0%0.0%
$1,000 < $2,00023.9%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00013.0%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.0%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0002.2%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
Return to top

Last update 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

About Us Contact Us