2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 171 Proceedings to Commitment
NRS 171.156 Definitions.

NRS 171.156 Definitions. As used in NRS 171.154 to 171.164, inclusive, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:

1. "Fresh pursuit" includes fresh pursuit as defined by the common law and also the pursuit of a person who has committed a felony or who is reasonably suspected of having committed a felony. It shall also include the pursuit of a person suspected of having committed a supposed felony, though no felony has actually been committed, if there is reasonable ground for believing that a felony has been committed. Fresh pursuit as used in NRS 171.154 to 171.164, inclusive, shall not necessarily imply instant pursuit, but pursuit without unreasonable delay.

2. "State" includes the District of Columbia for the purpose of NRS 171.154 to 171.164, inclusive.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1403)



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