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cp(s)a section 306: Costs, Sentencing Profiles and the Scottish Criminal Justice System 2004/05

DescriptionThe first part provides simple information about the cost of the criminal justice system and the second part provides more detailed profiles of sentencing practice
ISBN0 7559 5201 4
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2006
Website Publication DateNovember 28, 2006

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Published 2006
A Scottish Executive publication under section 306 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

Laid before the Scottish Parliament by the Scottish Ministers
SE/2006/126

ISBN 0 7559 5210 4

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Financial Implications of Criminal Justice Decisions

3. Sentencing Profiles
Introduction
Comparison of the Use of Disposals by Court Type
Table 1 Main Penalties for Persons with a Charge Proved in Scottish Courts, 2004/05
Table 2 Distribution of Main Penalties for Persons with a Charge Proved, 2004/05

Sentencing in Sheriff Solemn Courts by type of Crime/Offence
Table 3 Sentencing in Sheriff Solemn Courts, 2004/05

Sentencing in Summary Courts by type of Crime/ Offence
Table 4 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, 2004/05
Table 5 Sentencing in Stipendiary Magistrates Court and Lay District Courts 2004/05
Table 6 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, 2004/05

Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts for each Court
Table 7 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts. All Crimes and Offences 2004/05
Chart A Use of Custody, Community Service and Probation in Sheriff Summary Courts in 2004/05 All Crimes and Offences, by Court, showing Number of Persons with a Charge Proved
Chart B Average Fine and Custodial Sentence Length imposed in Sheriff Summary Courtsin 2004/05, by Court, showing Number of Persons Fined or Given Custody
Chart C Use of Custody, Community Service and Probation in Sheriff Summary Courts in 2004/05, Housebreaking, by Court, showing Number of Persons with a Charge Proved
Chart D Use of Custody, Community Service and Probation in Sheriff Summary Courts in 2004/05, Theft, by Court, showing Number of Persons with a Charge Proved
Chart E Use of Custody, Community Service and Probation in Sheriff Summary Courts in 2004/05, Other Dishonesty, by Court, showing Number of Persons with a Charge Proved
Chart F Use of Custody, Community Service and Probation in Sheriff Summary Courts in 2004/05, Common Assault, by Court, showing Number of Persons with a Charge Proved
Table 8 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Housebreaking, 2004/05
Table 9 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Theft, 2004/05
Table 10 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Other Dishonesty, 2004/05
Table 11 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Common Assault, 2004/05
Table 12 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Breach of the Peace,, 2004/05
Table 13 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Dangerous/Careless Driving, 2004/05
Table 14 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Drunk Driving, 2004/05
Table 15 Sentencing in Sheriff Summary Courts, Unlawful Use of Vehicle, 2004/05
Table 16 Custodial Sentence Lengths in Sheriff Summary Courts, 2001/02 to 2004/05
Table 17 Community Service Orders imposed in Sheriff Summary Courts, 2001/02 to 2004/05
Table 18 Fines imposed in Sheriff Summary Courts as Main Penalty, 2001/02 to 2004/05
Table 19 Compensation Orders imposed in Sheriff Summary Courts, 2001/02 to 2004/05(either as a main or secondary penalty)
Table 20 Average Combined Amount (1) (£) of Fine and Compensation Order imposed in Sheriff Summary Courts, by Category of Offence (2), 2004/05

Sentencing in District Courts for each Court
Table 21 Sentencing in Stipendiary Magistrates & Lay District Courts, All Crimes and Offences, 2004/05
Chart G Use of Admonishment and Probation in District and Stipendary Magistrates Courts in 2004/05, All Crimes and Offences, by Court, showing Number of Persons with Charge Proved
Chart H Use of Admonishment and Probation in District and Stipendary Magistrates Courts in 2004/05, Theft, by Court, showing Number of Persons with Charge Proved
Chart I Use of Admonishment and Probation in District and Stipendary Magistrates Courts in 2004/05, Common Assault, by Court, showing Number of Persons with Charge Proved
Chart J Use of Admonishment and Probation in District and Stipendary Magistrates Courts in 2004/05, Breach of the Peace, by Court, showing Number of Persons with Charge Proved
Table 22 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, Theft, 2004/05
Table 23 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, Common Assault, 2004/05
Table 24 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, Breach of the Peace, 2004/05
Table 25 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, Speeding, 2004/05
Table 26 Sentencing in Lay District Courts, Unlawful Use of Vehicle, 2004/05
Table 27 Fines imposed in Lay District Courts as Main Penalty, 2001/02 to 2004/05
Table 28 Compensation Orders Imposed in District Courts, 2001/02 to 2004/05 (either as a main or secondary penalty)
Table 29 Average Combined Amount (1) (£) of Fine and Compensation Order imposed in Lay District Courts, by Category of Offence (2), 2004/05

Annex: Notes on Statistics Used