§ 453.011 Short title; purpose
§ 453.013 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 453.016 Definitions
§ 453.021 ‘Administer’ defined
§ 453.023 ‘Advanced practice registered nurse’ defined
§ 453.026 ‘Agent’ defined
§ 453.031 ‘Board’ defined
§ 453.033 ‘CBD’ defined
§ 453.038 ‘Chart order’ defined
§ 453.039 ‘Compound’ and ‘compounding’ defined
§ 453.042 ‘Concentrated cannabis’ defined
§ 453.043 ‘Controlled substance analog’ defined
§ 453.046 ‘Counterfeit substance’ defined
§ 453.051 ‘Deliver’ and ‘delivery’ defined
§ 453.053 ‘Department’ defined
§ 453.056 ‘Dispense’ defined
§ 453.061 ‘Dispenser’ defined
§ 453.066 ‘Distribute’ defined
§ 453.071 ‘Distributor’ defined
§ 453.076 ‘Division’ defined
§ 453.081 ‘Drug’ defined
§ 453.082 ‘Drug Enforcement Administration’ defined
§ 453.0825 ‘Extraction’ defined
§ 453.083 ‘Fill’ defined
§ 453.085 ‘Hospital’ defined
§ 453.086 ‘Immediate precursor’ defined
§ 453.087 ‘Institutional pharmacy’ defined
§ 453.0875 ‘Isomer’ defined
§ 453.091 ‘Manufacture’ defined
§ 453.096 ‘Marijuana’ defined
§ 453.098 ‘Narcotic addict’ defined. [Replaced in revision by NRS 453.115.]
§ 453.099 ‘Narcotic addiction’ defined. [Replaced in revision by NRS 453.103.]
§ 453.101 ‘Narcotic drug’ defined
§ 453.103 ‘Narcotic use disorder’ defined
§ 453.106 ‘Opiate’ defined
§ 453.111 ‘Opium poppy’ defined
§ 453.113 ‘Person’ defined
§ 453.115 ‘Person with a narcotic use disorder’ defined
§ 453.117 ‘Pharmacy’ defined
§ 453.118 ‘Pharmacy in a correctional institution’ defined
§ 453.121 ‘Poppy straw’ defined
§ 453.126 ‘Practitioner’ defined
§ 453.128 ‘Prescription’ defined
§ 453.131 ‘Production’ defined
§ 453.134 ‘Refill’ defined
§ 453.136 ‘State’ defined
§ 453.137 ‘Steroid’ defined
§ 453.139 ‘THC’ defined
§ 453.141 ‘Ultimate user’ defined
§ 453.146 Powers and duties of Board
§ 453.151 Cooperative arrangements; confidentiality of information
§ 453.153 Cooperation between Board and Division required
§ 453.154 Division required to prepare certain reports concerning controlled substances; Division and Board may enter into agreements with public agencies; requirements
§ 453.155 Programs for research and education
§ 453.157 Confidentiality of information concerning research or medical practice
§ 453.159 Existing orders or regulations unaffected

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 453 > Uniform Controlled Substances Act > General Provisions

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • controlled substance: means a drug, immediate precursor or other substance which is listed in schedule I, II, III, IV or V for control by the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NRS 453. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.031
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.033
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.040
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.