2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
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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