SACStat Magistrates' Court

fail to stop before a stop line at or near red traffic lights

Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 56(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=565)
Males Only
(n=473)
Females Only
(n=92)
Ages 18-19
(n=10)
Ages 20-24
(n=77)
Ages 25-34
(n=194)
Ages 35-44
(n=152)
Ages 45-56
(n=66)
Ages 55+
(n=63)
Imprisonment8.5%9.5%3.3%10.0%5.2%11.9%11.2%4.5%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 Order5.0%4.7%6.5%0.0%5.2%6.2%5.3%6.1%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%
Fine57.0%57.3%55.4%50.0%68.8%57.7%52.6%53.0%54.0%
Other0.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal29.4%28.3%34.8%40.0%19.5%24.2%30.9%36.4%46.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=584)
Imprisonment1.0%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order5.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine61.6%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal31.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 48
< 337.5%
3 < 625.0%
6 < 1216.7%
12 < 1814.6%
18 < 242.1%
24 < 364.2%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 48
No NPP81.3%
< 30.0%
3 < 62.1%
6 < 1210.4%
12 < 186.3%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 6
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 333.3%0.0%
3 < 633.3%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +33.3%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%12.5%
12 < 180.0%71.9%
18 < 240.0%15.6%
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 = 360
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5006.7%53.3%
$500 < $1,00020.8%2.2%
$1,000 < $2,00014.2%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0002.2%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.6%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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