2010 Nevada Code
Chapter 179 Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.197 Rights of accused person; application for writ of habeas corpus.

NRS 179.197 Rights of accused person; application for writ of habeas corpus.

1. No person arrested upon such warrant shall be delivered over to the agent whom the executive authority demanding the person has appointed to receive the person unless the person is first taken forthwith before a judge of a court of record in this state, who shall inform the person of the demand made for surrender and of the crime with which the person is charged, and that the person has the right to demand and procure legal counsel.

2. If the prisoner or the prisoner's counsel state that the prisoner or they desire to test the legality of the arrest, the judge of such court of record shall fix a reasonable time to be allowed within which to apply to the district court for a writ of habeas corpus.

3. When such writ is applied for, notice thereof, and of the time and place of hearing thereon, shall be given to the prosecuting officer of the county in which the arrest is made and in which the accused is in custody, and to the agent of the demanding state.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1100; A 1983, 539)

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