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Statistical Bulletin Criminal Justice Series: CrJ/2006/3: Criminal Proceedings In Scottish Courts, 2004/05

DescriptionCriminal Proccedings in Scottish Courts, 2004/05
ISBN0755960459
Official Print Publication DateApril 2006
Website Publication DateApril 27, 2006

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CONTENTS

1. Introduction

2. Key Points

3. Criminal Court Proceedings in Context.

4. Persons Proceeded Against

5. Persons Convicted.

6. Sex and Age of Persons with a Charge Proved.

7. Sentencing

8. Characteristics of Individual Offenders

9. Motor Vehicle Offences
9.1 Context
9.2 Offences recorded by the police
9.3 Alternatives to prosecution
9.4 Offences with a charge proved
9.5 Police fixed penalty notices for stationary vehicle offences
9.6 Civil penalty charge notices for parking infringements
9.7 Other offences related to motor vehicles

10. Appendix of Tables
Table 1 Summary of known action, 1995/96-2004/05
Persons proceeded against
Table 2 Persons proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and estimated percentage outcome of court proceedings, 2004/05
Persons convicted
Table 3 Persons with a charge proved by type of court, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 4(a) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 1995/96-2004/05 (Numbers)
Table 4(b) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 1995/96-2004/05 (Index)
Table 5 Number of persons with a charge proved per 1,000 population by sex and age, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 6(a) Males with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2004/05
Table 6(b) Females with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2004/05
Sentencing
Table 7 Persons with a charge proved by main penalty, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 8(a) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2004/05 (Numbers)
Table 8(b) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2004/05 (Row and column percentages)
Table 9 Percentage of persons with charge proved receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 10 Persons receiving a custodial sentence by main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2004/05
Table 11 Persons with a charge proved by main penalty, sex and age, 2004/05
Table 12 Persons (excluding companies) with a charge proved by main penalty, sex and age, 1995/96-2004/05
Individual offenders
Table 13 Individual offenders with at least one charge proved in 2004/05 for a crime or relevant offence*, by sex, age and number of convictions
Table 14 Individual offenders with at least one charge proved in 2004/05 for a crime or relevant offence, by number and type of previous convictions in 1995/96-2004/05, sex, age and sentence in 2004/05
* common assault, breach of the peace, racially aggravated conduct or harassment, firearm offences or social security offences
Motor vehicle offences
Table 15 Vehicles, offences and penalties, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 16 Motor vehicle offences recorded by the police by type of offence, 1995/96, 2000/01-2004/05
Table 17 Police conditional offers for moving vehicle offences by type of offence, 1995-2003, 2004/05
Table 18 Police conditional offers for moving vehicle offences: percentage of offences detected automatically, 1995-2003, 2004/05
Table 19 Motor vehicle offences with a charge proved by type of offence, 1995/96-2004/05
Table 20 Motor vehicle offences proceeded against by type of offence and outcome of proceedings, 2004/05
Table 21 Amount of fine imposed by type of offence and level of fine(£), 2004/05
Table 22 Disqualification period by type of offence and length of disqualification, 2004/05
Table 23 Police fixed penalty notices issued for stationary vehicle offences by type of offence, 1995-2003, 2004/05
Table 24 Police fixed penalty notices issued for stationary vehicle offences: subsequent outcome, 1995-2003, 2004/05
Table 25 Penalty charge notices for parking infringements, 2000-2003, 2004/05
Table 26 Penalty charge notices for parking infringements by council area, 2004/05
Table 27 Causing death by dangerous driving or careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs: crimes recorded by the police and persons with a charge proved, 1995/96-2004/05

Annex: Notes on Statistics Used in this Bulletin

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