SACStat Magistrates' Court

utter, or attempt to utter, a forged or fraudulently altered prescription for a drug of dependence

Drugs, Poisons And Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic) s 77(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=28)
Males Only
(n=18)
Females Only
(n=10)
Ages 18-19
(n=0)
Ages 20-24
(n=4)
Ages 25-34
(n=11)
Ages 35-44
(n=10)
Ages 45-56
(n=2)
Ages 55+
(n=1)
Imprisonment46.4%50.0%40.0%0.0%100.0%36.4%40.0%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 Order14.3%5.6%30.0%0.0%0.0%27.3%10.0%0.0%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%
Fine28.6%27.8%30.0%0.0%0.0%27.3%40.0%50.0%0.0%
Other0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal10.7%16.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%9.1%10.0%0.0%100.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=40)
Imprisonment25.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order12.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine45.0%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal17.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 13
< 346.2%
3 < 623.1%
6 < 1215.4%
12 < 1815.4%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 13
No NPP92.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 127.7%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 10
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 350.0%10.0%
3 < 620.0%0.0%
6 < 1210.0%0.0%
12 < 1810.0%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 = 5
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%20.0%
12 < 180.0%60.0%
18 < 240.0%20.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

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 = 18
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50016.7%5.6%
$500 < $1,0000.0%5.6%
$1,000 < $2,00033.3%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00038.9%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 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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