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CHAPTER 194 - PERSONS LIABLE TO PUNISHMENT
NRS 194.010 Persons
capable of committing crimes.
NRS 194.020 Persons
liable to punishment.
NRS 194.040 Jurisdiction
of State over public offenses committed by or against Indians in areas of
NRS 194.010 Persons capable of committing crimes. All
persons are liable to punishment except those belonging to the following
1. Children under the age of 8 years.
2. Children between the ages of 8 years
and 14 years, in the absence of clear proof that at the time of committing the
act charged against them they knew its wrongfulness.
3. Persons who committed the act charged
or made the omission charged in a state of insanity.
4. Persons who committed the act or made
the omission charged under an ignorance or mistake of fact, which disproves any
criminal intent, where a specific intent is required to constitute the offense.
5. Persons who committed the act charged
without being conscious thereof.
6. Persons who committed the act or made
the omission charged, through misfortune or by accident, when it appears that
there was no evil design, intention or culpable negligence.
7. Persons, unless the crime is punishable
with death, who committed the act or made the omission charged under threats or
menaces sufficient to show that they had reasonable cause to believe, and did
believe, their lives would be endangered if they refused, or that they would
suffer great bodily harm.
[1911 C&P § 3; RL § 6268; NCL § 9952]—(NRS A 1979, 145; 1981, 1660; 1995, 2467; 2001
Special Session, 136; 2003, 1480)
NRS 194.020 Persons liable to punishment. The
following persons, except as provided in NRS 194.010,
are liable to punishment:
1. A person who commits in the State any
crime, in whole or in part.
2. A person who commits out of the State
any act which, if committed within it, would be larceny, and is afterward found
in the State with any of the stolen property.
3. A person who, being out of the State,
counsels, causes, procures, aids or abets another to commit a crime in this
4. A person who, being out of the State,
abducts or kidnaps, by force or fraud, any person, contrary to the laws of the
place where the act is committed, and brings, sends or conveys such person into
5. A person who commits an act without the
State which affects persons or property within the State, or the public health,
morals or decency of the State, which, if committed within the State, would be
[1911 C&P § 2; RL § 6267; NCL § 9951]
NRS 194.040 Jurisdiction of State over public offenses committed by or
against Indians in areas of Indian country. In
accordance with the provisions of NRS
41.430, jurisdiction over public offenses committed by or against Indians
in the areas of Indian country in Nevada is assumed by the State of Nevada.
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