Nevada Revised Statutes Section 172.195 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Issuance of subpoenas by grand jury; subpoenaed witnesses must be informed of general nature of inquiry.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 172.139, the grand jury may issue subpoenas, subscribed by the foreman or by the deputy or temporary foreman when acting for him, for witnesses within the State and for the production of books, papers or documents.

2. The grand jury shall orally inform any witness so subpoenaed of the general nature of the grand jury’s inquiry before the witness testifies. Such a statement must be included in the transcript of the proceedings.

Last modified: February 25, 2006