SACStat Magistrates' Court

driver use vehicle on highway without number plates affixed and displayed as required

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Vic) r 50(1), 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=1,823)
Males Only
(n=1,545)
Females Only
(n=278)
Ages 18-19
(n=58)
Ages 20-24
(n=336)
Ages 25-34
(n=752)
Ages 35-44
(n=429)
Ages 45-56
(n=176)
Ages 55+
(n=67)
Imprisonment32.1%34.7%18.0%10.3%30.4%38.0%31.7%27.3%9.0%
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 Order0.1%0.1%0.0%1.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order23.3%21.3%34.2%27.6%28.9%23.0%22.6%19.9%7.5%
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%
Fine33.7%33.9%32.7%39.7%28.9%31.0%35.9%40.9%52.2%
Other1.3%1.4%0.4%0.0%0.9%2.0%0.7%0.6%1.5%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal9.5%8.6%14.7%20.7%11.0%6.0%9.1%11.4%29.9%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=2,052)
Imprisonment3.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order21.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine55.6%
Other0.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal18.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 585
< 332.8%
3 < 628.0%
6 < 1224.1%
12 < 188.4%
18 < 243.6%
24 < 362.6%
36 +0.5%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 585
No NPP88.5%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.2%
6 < 127.0%
12 < 183.4%
18 < 240.5%
24 < 360.2%
36 +0.2%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 78
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 326.9%16.7%
3 < 619.2%15.4%
6 < 122.6%7.7%
12 < 183.8%1.3%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +6.4%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 = 450
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.4%
6 < 120.0%7.6%
12 < 180.0%66.2%
18 < 240.0%18.9%
24 +0.0%6.9%

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 = 1,141
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5007.8%9.2%
$500 < $1,00032.9%1.6%
$1,000 < $2,00033.9%0.1%
$2,000 < $3,00011.7%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0001.7%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.2%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.1%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