[Rev. 11/21/2013 9:59:23 AM--2013]

CHAPTER 194 - PERSONS LIABLE TO PUNISHMENT FOR CRIME

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 Indian country.

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NRS 194.010  Persons capable of committing crimes.  All persons are liable to punishment except those belonging to the following classes:

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 State.

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 this State.

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 a crime.

[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.

[Part 1:198:1955] + [Part 2:198:1955] + [Part 3:198:1955]