2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 173 Indictment and Information
NRS 173.055 Duties of district attorney or Attorney General; written statement containing reasons why information not filed.

NRS 173.055 Duties of district attorney or Attorney General; written statement containing reasons why information not filed.

1. The Attorney General when acting pursuant to a specific statute or the district attorney of the proper county shall inquire into all cases of preliminary examinations as provided by law, concerning the commission of any offense, whether the offenders are committed to jail, recognized or held to bail.

2. If the district attorney or the Attorney General determines in any such case that an information ought not to be filed, the district attorney or Attorney General shall file with the clerk of the court having jurisdiction of the supposed offense a written statement containing the reasons, in fact and in law, for not filing any information in the case. The statement must be filed within 15 days after the holding of the preliminary examination.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1412; A 1975, 655; 1979, 1093; 1989, 164)



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