Nevada Revised Statutes Section 178.538 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Commitment of defendant on order when he fails to appear for judgment; if order issued for other cause, defendant may be admitted to bail.

1. If the order recites, as the grounds upon which it is made, the failure of the defendant to appear for judgment upon conviction, the defendant must be committed according to the requirement of the order.

2. If the order be made for any other cause, and the offense is bailable, the court may fix the amount of bail, and may cause a direction to be inserted in the order that the defendant be admitted to bail in the sum fixed, which shall be specified in the order.

Last modified: February 25, 2006