Nev. Rev. Stat. § 178.400

Current through 81st (2021) Legislature Chapters 1-174, 176, 179, 180, 182, 189, 190, 192, 194, 196, 198-200, 203, 210-212, 215-218, 222-225, 230, 232, 237-243, 245-279, 285, 288, 291, 294-296, 298, 303, 304, 307-310, 314-318, 320, 323, 324, 326, 328-330, 334-341, 343, 344, 346, 349-359, 362, 364, 365, 367, 368, 371, 373, 374, 377, 378, 381, 383, 384, 389-397, 399-402, 405-419, 421-431, 435-488, 491, 493, 494, 496, 498, 500-503, 507-512, 514, 518, 522-527, 529, 531, 533-538, 540-544, 546, 550-554, 557
Section 178.400 - Incompetent person cannot be tried or adjudged to punishment for public offense
1. A person may not be tried or adjudged to punishment for a public offense while incompetent.
2. For the purposes of this section, "incompetent" means that the person does not have the present ability to:
(a) Understand the nature of the criminal charges against the person;
(b) Understand the nature and purpose of the court proceedings; or
(c) Aid and assist the person's counsel in the defense at any time during the proceedings with a reasonable degree of rational understanding.

NRS 178.400

[1911 Cr. Prac. § 535; RL § 7385; NCL § 11183] - (NRS A 1981, 1656 [Ch. 687]; 1995, 2458[Ch. 637]; 2007, 185 [Ch. 67] )
[1911 Cr. Prac. § 535; RL § 7385; NCL § 11183] - (NRS A 1981, 1656; 1995, 2458; 2007, 185)