SACStat Magistrates' Court

use a mobile phone while driving a moving motor vehicle (licensed driver)

Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 300(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=1,731)
Males Only
(n=1,383)
Females Only
(n=348)
Ages 18-19
(n=17)
Ages 20-24
(n=203)
Ages 25-34
(n=580)
Ages 35-44
(n=452)
Ages 45-56
(n=267)
Ages 55+
(n=207)
Imprisonment6.2%7.3%1.7%0.0%9.4%6.7%8.2%3.7%1.0%
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 Order4.6%4.3%5.7%11.8%3.4%5.9%5.5%2.6%2.4%
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%
Fine69.7%70.7%65.8%41.2%67.0%70.3%68.6%73.8%69.6%
Other0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal19.4%17.5%26.7%47.1%20.2%16.9%17.5%19.9%27.1%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,754)
Imprisonment0.3%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order3.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine73.4%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal22.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 107
< 338.3%
3 < 628.0%
6 < 1221.5%
12 < 187.5%
18 < 242.8%
24 < 361.9%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 107
No NPP89.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 126.5%
12 < 182.8%
18 < 240.9%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 5
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 340.0%0.0%
3 < 620.0%0.0%
6 < 1220.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +20.0%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 = 62
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%9.7%
12 < 180.0%71.0%
18 < 240.0%12.9%
24 +0.0%6.5%

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 = 1,287
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.4%39.6%
$500 < $1,00020.4%12.2%
$1,000 < $2,00019.0%0.3%
$2,000 < $3,0003.3%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.2%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.3%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.1%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.1%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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