2010 Nevada Code
Chapter 172 Proceedings After Commitment and Before Indictment
NRS 172.005 Definitions.

NRS 172.005 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. An indictment is an accusation in writing, presented by a grand jury to a competent court, charging a person with a public offense.

2. A presentment is an informal statement in writing, by the grand jury, representing to the court that a public offense has been committed, which is triable within the district, and that there is reasonable ground for believing that a particular person, named or described, has committed it.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1409)-(Substituted in revision for NRS 172.115 and 172.125)

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