SACStat Magistrates' Court

use a drug of dependence (other or not further defined)

Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 75, 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=188)
Males Only
(n=158)
Females Only
(n=30)
Ages 18-19
(n=8)
Ages 20-24
(n=52)
Ages 25-34
(n=74)
Ages 35-44
(n=38)
Ages 45-56
(n=10)
Ages 55+
(n=6)
Imprisonment34.0%34.8%30.0%0.0%26.9%33.8%55.3%30.0%16.7%
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 Order0.5%0.6%0.0%12.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order19.1%17.7%26.7%50.0%17.3%23.0%10.5%20.0%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%
Fine27.1%29.7%13.3%12.5%28.8%24.3%26.3%30.0%66.7%
Other0.5%0.6%0.0%0.0%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal18.6%16.5%30.0%25.0%25.0%18.9%7.9%20.0%16.7%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=193)
Imprisonment22.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order1.0%
Community Correction Order18.1%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine29.5%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal28.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 64
< 346.9%
3 < 632.8%
6 < 1212.5%
12 < 183.1%
18 < 241.6%
24 < 363.1%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 64
No NPP95.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 184.7%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 44
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 350.0%6.8%
3 < 631.8%0.0%
6 < 129.1%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%2.3%

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%0.0%
12 < 180.0%65.7%
18 < 240.0%25.7%
24 +0.0%8.6%

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 = 57
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50015.8%5.3%
$500 < $1,00042.1%0.0%
$1,000 < $2,00024.6%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0008.8%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.0%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.8%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0001.8%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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