Table 3
Characteristics of child pornography cases, pre- and post-2005 mandatory minimum penalty (MMP) legislation

Table 3
Characteristics of child pornography cases, pre- and post-2005 mandatory minimum penalty (MMP) legislation
Table summary
This table displays the results of Characteristics of child pornography cases. The information is grouped by Characteristics of completed court cases (appearing as row headers), Making or distributing child pornography, Possessing or accessing child pornography, Pre-2005 and Post-2005, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Characteristics of completed court cases Making or distributing child pornographyTable 3 Note 1 Possessing or accessing child pornographyTable 3 Note 2
Pre-2005Table 3 Note 3 Post-2005Table 3 Note 4 Pre-2005Table 3 Note 3 Post-2005Table 3 Note 4
number percent number percent number percent number percent
Number of charges per case
Total summary cases 26 100 55 100 184 100 358 100
Single charge 5 19 2 4 102 55 133 37
Multiple charges 21 81 53 96 82 45 225 63
Total indictable cases 51 100 110 100 254 100 437 100
Single charge 4 8 8 7 111 44 113 26
Multiple charges 47 92 102 93 143 56 324 74
Number of appearances in case
Total summary cases 26 100 55 100 184 100 358 100
1 or 2 appearances 0 0 1 2 30 16 38 11
3 to 5 appearances 8 31 3 5 32 17 44 12
6 to 10 appearances 9 35 13 24 57 31 92 26
Over 10 appearances 9 35 38 69 65 35 184 51
Total indictable cases 51 100 110 100 254 100 437 100
1 or 2 appearances 6 12 5 5 28 11 16 4
3 to 5 appearances 6 12 9 8 43 17 45 10
6 to 10 appearances 12 24 22 20 92 36 123 28
Over 10 appearances 27 53 74 67 91 36 253 58
Case lengthTable 3 Note 5
Total summary cases 26 100 55 100 184 100 358 100
1 day 0 0 1 2 10 5 13 4
2 days to less than 2 months 3 12 1 2 26 14 42 12
2 to less than 4 months 5 19 5 9 16 9 34 9
4 to less than 8 months 7 27 11 20 34 18 71 20
8 to less than 12 months 5 19 17 31 46 25 65 18
1 year or longer 6 23 20 36 52 28 133 37
Total indictable cases 51 100 110 100 254 100 437 100
1 day 1 2 1 1 9 4 7 2
2 days to less than 2 months 1 2 8 7 19 7 29 7
2 to less than 4 months 10 20 7 6 24 9 41 9
4 to less than 8 months 12 24 20 18 80 31 103 24
8 to less than 12 months 12 24 27 25 49 19 97 22
1 year or longer 15 29 47 43 73 29 160 37
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