Nev. Rev. Stat. § 174.015

Current through 81st (2021) Legislature Chapter 557
Section 174.015 - Conduct of arraignment
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, arraignment shall be conducted in open court and shall consist of reading the indictment or information to the defendant or stating the substance of the charge and calling on the defendant to plead thereto. The defendant shall be given a copy of the indictment or information before the defendant is called upon to plead.
2. In justice court or municipal court, before the trial commences, the complaint must be distinctly read to the defendant before the defendant is called upon to plead.
3. In justice court or municipal court, before the defendant is called upon to plead, the court shall determine whether the defendant is eligible for assignment to a preprosecution diversion program pursuant to NRS 174.031.

NRS 174.015

Added to NRS by 1967, 1414 [Ch. 523]; A 2017, 3013 [Ch. 483]
Amended by 2017, Ch. 483,§6, eff. 10/1/2017.
Added to NRS by 1967, 1414