Nevada Revised Statutes Section 179.191 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Governorís warrant of arrest.

1. If the Governor decides that the demand should be complied with, he shall sign a warrant of arrest, which must be sealed with the state seal, and be directed to any peace officer or other person whom he may think fit to entrust with the execution thereof. The warrant must substantially recite the facts necessary to the validity of its issuance.

2. A telegraphic copy or an abstract of the Governorís warrant may be sent by telegraph, teletype or any other electronic device to the person entrusted with the execution of the warrant. The copy or abstract is as effectual as the original warrant issued by the Governor.

3. The person who causes a telegraphic copy or abstract of the Governorís warrant to be sent must certify as correct, and file in the telegraphic office from which the copy or abstract is sent, a copy of the warrant, and must return the original with a statement of his actions under the warrant.

Last modified: February 25, 2006