2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 172 Proceedings After Commitment and Before Indictment
NRS 172.135 Evidence receivable before grand jury.

NRS 172.135 Evidence receivable before grand jury.

1. In the investigation of a charge, for the purpose of either presentment or indictment, the grand jury can receive no other evidence than such as is given by witnesses produced and sworn before them or furnished by legal documentary evidence or by the deposition of witnesses taken as provided in this title, except that the grand jury may receive any of the following:

(a) An affidavit or declaration from an expert witness or other person described in NRS 50.315 in lieu of personal testimony or a deposition.

(b) An affidavit of an owner, possessor or occupant of real or personal property or other person described in NRS 172.137 in lieu of personal testimony or a deposition.

2. The grand jury can receive none but legal evidence, and the best evidence in degree, to the exclusion of hearsay or secondary evidence.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1409; A 1975, 649; 1983, 1917; 1993, 86, 549; 1999, 164)



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