Nevada Revised Statutes Section 199.120 - Crimes and Punishments

Definition; penalties. A person, having taken a lawful oath or made affirmation in a judicial proceeding or in any other matter where, by law, an oath or affirmation is required and no other penalty is prescribed, who:

1. Willfully makes an unqualified statement of that which he does not know to be true;

2. Swears or affirms willfully and falsely in a matter material to the issue or point in question;

3. Suborns any other person to make such an unqualified statement or to swear or affirm in such a manner;

4. Executes an affidavit pursuant to NRS 15.010 which contains a false statement, or suborns any other person to do so; or

5. Executes an affidavit or other instrument which contains a false statement before a person authorized to administer oaths or suborns any other person to do so,

is guilty of perjury or subornation of perjury, as the case may be, which is a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

Last modified: February 25, 2006