Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 199.120
Definition; penalties.

A person, having taken a lawful oath or made affirmation in a judicial proceeding or in any other matter where, by law, an oath or affirmation is required and no other penalty is prescribed, who:


Willfully makes an unqualified statement of that which the person does not know to be true;


Swears or affirms willfully and falsely in a matter material to the issue or point in question;


Suborns any other person to make such an unqualified statement or to swear or affirm in such a manner;


Executes an affidavit pursuant to NRS 15.010 which contains a false statement, or suborns any other person to do so; or


Executes an affidavit or other instrument which contains a false statement before a person authorized to administer oaths or suborns any other person to do so,
Ê is guilty of perjury or subornation of perjury, as the case may be, which is a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

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