Nevada Revised Statutes Section 178.405 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Suspension of trial or pronouncement of judgment when doubt arises as to competence of defendant. Any time before trial, or when upon conviction the defendant is brought up for judgment, if doubt arises as to the competence of the defendant, the court shall suspend the trial or the pronouncing of the judgment, as the case may be, until the question of competence is determined.

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