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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

DescriptionCriminal proceedings in Scottish courts
ISBN978075596535
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 21, 2007

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ISBN 978 0 7559 6535 9
ISSN 0264 1179

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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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. Bail Orders and Offences
10. Motor Vehicle Offences

10.1 Context
10.2 Offences recorded by the police
10.3 Alternatives to prosecution
10.4 Offences with a charge proved
10.5 Police fixed penalty notices for stationary vehicle offences
10.6 Civil penalty charge notices for parking infringements
10.7 Other offences related to motor vehicles

11. Appendix of Tables
Table 1 Summary of known action, 1996/97-2005/06

Persons proceeded against
Table 2 Persons proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and estimated percentage outcome of court proceedings, 2005/06

Persons convicted
Table 3 Persons with a charge proved by type of court, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 4(a) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 1996/97-2005/06 (Numbers)
Table 4(b) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 1996/97-2005/06 (Index)
Table 5 Number of persons with a charge proved per 1,000 population by sex and age, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 6(a) Males with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2005/06
Table 6(b) Females with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2005/06

Sentencing
Table 7 Persons with a charge proved by main penalty, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 8(a) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2005/06 (Numbers)
Table 8(b) Persons with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2005/06 (Row and column percentages
Table 9 Percentage of persons with a charge proved receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 10 Persons receiving a custodial sentence by main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2005/06
Table 11 Persons with a charge proved by main penalty, sex and age, 2005/06
Table 12 Persons (excluding companies) with a charge proved by main penalty, sex and age, 1996/97-2005/06

Individual offenders
Table 13 Individual offenders with at least one charge proved in 2005/06 for a crime or relevant offence*, by sex, age and number of convictions
Table 14 Individual offenders with a charge proved for a crime or relevant offence* in 2005/06, by sex, age and number and type of previous convictions in 1996/97-2005/06
* common assault, breach of the peace, racially aggravated conduct or harassment, firearm offences or social security offences

Bail orders and offences
Table 15 Bail orders made by main charge, 2001/02-2005/06
Table 16 Bail orders made by main charge, sex and age, 2005/06
Table 17 Bail orders made by type of court, 2001/02-2005/06
Table 18 Offences with a charge proved in 2005/06 which have a bail aggravator recorded
Table 19 Bail-related offences with a charge proved, 2001/02 to 2005/06

Motor vehicle offences
Table 20 Vehicles, offences and penalties, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 21 Motor vehicle offences recorded by the police by type of offence, 1996/97 and 2001/02-2005/06
Table 22 Police conditional offers for moving vehicle offences by type of offence, 1996-2005/06
Table 23 Police conditional offers for moving vehicle offences: percentage of offences detected automatically, 1996-2005/06
Table 24 Motor vehicle offences with a charge proved by type of offence, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 25 Motor vehicle offences proceeded against by type of offence and result of proceedings, 2005/06
Table 26 Amount of fine imposed by type of offence and level of fine(£), 2005/06
Table 27 Disqualification period by type of offence and length of disqualification, 2005/06
Table 28 Police fixed penalty notices issued for stationary vehicle offences by type of offence, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 29 Police fixed penalty notices issued for stationary vehicle offences: subsequent outcome, 1996/97-2005/06
Table 30 Penalty charge notices for parking infringements, 2001-2005/06
Table 31 Penalty charge notices for parking infringements by council area, 2005/06
Table 32 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, 1996/97-2005/06

Annex: Notes on Statistics Used in this Bulletin