Nevada Revised Statutes Section 172.285 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Warrant on presentment.

1. If the court deems that the facts stated in a presentment constitute a public offense triable:

(a) In the district court of the county, it shall direct the clerk to issue a warrant for the arrest of the defendant.

(b) In another court of the county, it shall forward the presentment to such court.

2. The clerk, or justice of the peace in a case forwarded to him, may accordingly at any time thereafter issue a warrant under the signature and seal of the court, if it has a seal.

3. The magistrate before whom the defendant is brought shall proceed to examine the charge contained in the presentment and hold the defendant to answer such charge, or discharge him, in the same manner as upon a warrant of arrest on complaint.

Last modified: February 25, 2006