USA Statutes : nevada
Title : Title 15 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter : CHAPTER 194 - PERSONS LIABLE TO PUNISHMENT FOR CRIME
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
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 )
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
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
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
[1911 C&P § 2; RL § 6267; NCL § 9951]
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]