2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 179 - Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.191 - Governor s warrant of arrest.


NV Rev Stat § 179.191 (2013) What's This?

1. If the Governor decides that the demand should be complied with, the Governor shall sign a warrant of arrest, which must be sealed with the state seal, and be directed to any peace officer or other person whom the Governor may think fit to entrust with the execution thereof. The warrant must substantially recite the facts necessary to the validity of its issuance.

2. A telegraphic copy or an abstract of the Governor s warrant may be sent by telegraph, teletype or any other electronic device to the person entrusted with the execution of the warrant. The copy or abstract is as effectual as the original warrant issued by the Governor.

3. The person who causes a telegraphic copy or abstract of the Governor s warrant to be sent must certify as correct, and file in the telegraphic office from which the copy or abstract is sent, a copy of the warrant, and must return the original with a statement of the person s actions under the warrant.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1099; A 1987, 91)

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