Table 10
Court outcomes for selected firearms-related offences, pre- and post-2008 mandatory minimum penalty (MMP) legislation, offences with new and old MMPs

Table 10
Court outcomes for selected firearms-related offences, pre- and post-2008 mandatory minimum penalty (MMP) legislation, offences with new and old MMPs
Table summary
This table displays the results of Court outcomes for selected firearms-related offences. The information is grouped by Court outcomes of completed court cases (appearing as row headers), Firearms-related offences with amended MMP, Firearms-related offences with MMP unchanged, Pre-2008 and Post-2008, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Court outcomes of completed court cases Firearms-related offences with amended MMPTable 10 Note 1 Firearms-related offences with MMP unchangedTable 10 Note 2
Pre-2008Table 10 Note 3 Post-2008Table 10 Note 4 Pre-2008Table 10 Note 3 Post-2008Table 10 Note 4
number percent number percent number percent number percent
Total cases, by decision 905 100 812 100 1,349 100 1,606 100
Acquitted 8 1 9 1 48 4 77 5
Stay of proceeding 58 6 71 9 106 8 147 9
Withdrawn, dismissed, discharged 262 29 258 32 637 47 703 44
Other decision 39 4 7 1 29 2 35 2
Guilty 538 59 467 58 529 39 644 40
Total guilty cases, by sentence and custody length 538 100 467 100 529 100 644 100
Probation 35 7 18 4 100 20 105 17
Other non-custodial sentences 41 8 26 6 24 5 18 3
CustodyTable 10 Note 5 443 85 401 90 388 76 502 80
Less than 14 days 44 8 9 2 48 9 27 4
14 to 44 days 25 5 4 1 25 5 32 5
45 to 89 days 23 4 4 1 17 3 25 4
90 days to less than 6 months 55 11 14 3 30 6 36 6
6 months to less than 1 year 95 18 24 5 99 19 144 23
1 year to less than 2 years 144 28 75 17 127 25 203 32
2 years to less than 3 years 40 8 104 23 26 5 18 3
3 years to less than 4 years 9 2 128 29 9 2 10 2
4 years or longer 6 1 38 9 6 1 4 1
Unknown custody length 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
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