Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 55.010
Finding of presumed death admissible in evidence.


A written finding of presumed death, made by the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, or other officer or employee of the United States authorized to make such finding, pursuant to the Federal Missing Persons Act (56 Stat. 143, 1092, and P.L. 408, ch. 371, second session Seventy-eighth Congress; 50 U.S.C. App. Supp. 1001-17), as now or hereinafter amended, or a duly certified copy of such finding, shall be received in any court, office or other place in this State as evidence of the death of the person therein found to be dead, and of the date, circumstances and place of the person’s disappearance as far as the same may be disclosed by such finding.
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