SACStat Magistrates' Court

driver fail to wear a seatbelt in a moving motor vehicle

Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 264, 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=1,090)
Males Only
(n=897)
Females Only
(n=193)
Ages 18-19
(n=13)
Ages 20-24
(n=171)
Ages 25-34
(n=407)
Ages 35-44
(n=224)
Ages 45-56
(n=151)
Ages 55+
(n=123)
Imprisonment11.2%12.4%5.7%7.7%11.1%15.5%9.8%9.3%2.4%
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 Order8.9%7.4%16.1%7.7%8.8%11.3%10.3%4.6%4.1%
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%
Fine61.3%62.4%56.0%61.5%66.1%58.0%64.7%65.6%54.5%
Other0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal18.5%17.7%22.3%23.1%14.0%15.0%15.2%20.5%39.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,100)
Imprisonment0.5%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order6.3%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine68.6%
Other0.1%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal24.5%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 122
< 337.7%
3 < 629.5%
6 < 1217.2%
12 < 1810.7%
18 < 242.5%
24 < 361.6%
36 +0.8%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 122
No NPP88.5%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.8%
6 < 126.6%
12 < 181.6%
18 < 241.6%
24 < 360.8%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 6
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 350.0%0.0%
3 < 616.7%0.0%
6 < 1233.3%0.0%
12 < 180.0%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 = 69
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%10.1%
12 < 180.0%63.8%
18 < 240.0%17.4%
24 +0.0%8.7%

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 = 755
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5007.5%33.4%
$500 < $1,00031.8%1.3%
$1,000 < $2,00019.2%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0005.3%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.9%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.1%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.4%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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