SACStat Magistrates' Court

motor bike rider fail to wear an approved bike helmet

Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 270(1)(a), 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=419)
Males Only
(n=405)
Females Only
(n=14)
Ages 18-19
(n=22)
Ages 20-24
(n=99)
Ages 25-34
(n=150)
Ages 35-44
(n=78)
Ages 45-56
(n=42)
Ages 55+
(n=27)
Imprisonment18.9%19.0%14.3%9.1%13.1%22.0%34.6%7.1%3.7%
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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order9.8%9.9%7.1%9.1%10.1%12.0%9.0%4.8%7.4%
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%
Fine47.7%48.4%28.6%36.4%55.6%42.7%42.3%52.4%63.0%
Other0.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal23.4%22.5%50.0%45.5%21.2%22.7%14.1%35.7%25.9%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=439)
Imprisonment1.1%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order7.3%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine58.3%
Other0.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal33.0%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 79
< 335.4%
3 < 629.1%
6 < 1217.7%
12 < 1810.1%
18 < 245.1%
24 < 362.5%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 79
No NPP88.6%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.3%
6 < 126.3%
12 < 182.5%
18 < 241.3%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 5
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 340.0%0.0%
3 < 640.0%0.0%
6 < 1220.0%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 = 32
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%6.3%
12 < 180.0%59.4%
18 < 240.0%31.3%
24 +0.0%3.1%

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 = 256
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5009.8%12.5%
$500 < $1,00035.5%0.4%
$1,000 < $2,00034.8%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0006.3%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.8%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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