Request for Judicial Notice: Laws & Regulations Exhibit 9 Declaratory Judgments

NRS Chapter 30 Declaratory Judgments

NRS 30.030             Scope.

Courts of record within their respective jurisdictions shall have power to declare rights, status and other legal relations whether or not further relief is or could be claimed. No action or proceeding shall be open to objection on the ground that a declaratory judgment or decree is prayed for. The declaration may be either affirmative or negative in form and effect; and such declarations shall have the force and effect of a final judgment or decree.

NRS 30.030

NRS 30.040             Questions of construction or validity of instruments, contracts and statutes.

1.  Any person interested under a deed, written contract or other writings constituting a contract, or whose rights, status or other legal relations are affected by a statute, municipal ordinance, contract or franchise, may have determined any question of construction or validity arising under the instrument, statute, ordinance, contract or franchise and obtain a declaration of rights, status or other legal relations thereunder.

NS 30.040

NRS 30.070             Enumeration not exclusive.

The enumeration in NRS 30.04030.050 and 30.060 does not limit or restrict the exercise of the general powers conferred in NRS 30.030 in any proceeding where declaratory relief is sought, in which a judgment or decree will terminate the controversy or remove an uncertainty.

NRS 30.070

NRS 30.080             Discretion of court to render or enter judgment.

The court may refuse to render or enter a declaratory judgment or decree where such judgment or decree, if rendered or entered, would not terminate the uncertainty or controversy giving rise to the proceeding.

NRS 30.080

NRS 30.090             Review.

All orders, judgments and decrees under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, may be reviewed as other orders, judgments and decrees.

NRS 30.090

NRS 30.100             Supplemental relief.

Further relief based on a declaratory judgment or decree may be granted whenever necessary or proper. The application therefor shall be by petition to a court having jurisdiction to grant relief. If the application be deemed sufficient, the court shall, on reasonable notice, require any adverse party whose rights have been adjudicated by the declaratory judgment or decree, to show cause why further relief should not be granted forthwith.

NRS 30.100

NRS 30.110             Jury trial.

When a proceeding under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, involves the determination of an issue of fact, such issue may be tried and determined in the same manner as issues of fact are tried and determined in other civil actions in the court in which the proceeding is pending.

NES 30.110

NRS 30.120             Costs.

In any proceeding under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, the court may make such award of costs as may seem equitable and just.

NES 30.120

NRS 30.130             Parties.

When declaratory relief is sought, all persons shall be made parties who have or claim any interest which would be affected by the declaration, and no declaration shall prejudice the rights of persons not parties to the proceeding

NRS 30.130

NRS 30.140             Construction.

NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, are declared to be remedial; their purpose is to settle and to afford relief from uncertainty and insecurity with respect to rights, status and other legal relations; and are to be liberally construed and administered.

NRS 30.140