2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 174 - Arraignment and Preparation for Trial
NRS 174.015 - Conduct of arraignment.


NV Rev Stat § 174.015 (2013) What's This?

1. Arraignment shall be conducted in open court and shall consist of reading the indictment or information to the defendant or stating the substance of the charge and calling on the defendant to plead thereto. The defendant shall be given a copy of the indictment or information before the defendant is called upon to plead.

2. In Justice Court, before the trial commences, the complaint must be distinctly read to the defendant before the defendant is called upon to plead.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1414)

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