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TITLE IV

SEARCH WARRANTS

Art. 161. Property subject to seizure

A. Except as authorized by Article 163.1, a judge may issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of any thing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court which:

(1) Has been the subject of theft.

(2) Is intended for use or has been used as a means of committing an offense.

(3) May constitute evidence tending to prove the commission of an offense.

B. A judge of a city court located in a municipality with a population of between twelve thousand and fifteen thousand, in a parish the population of which is between twenty-five thousand and thirty-five thousand, within a judicial district composed of two parishes may, only with the consent of the judicial district court, issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of anything within the territorial jurisdiction of the district court.

C. A judge may also issue a search warrant in all other cases specifically provided by law. A justice of the peace may issue a search warrant only in those cases specifically provided by law.

Acts 1993, No. 846, §1; Acts 2005, No. 38, §1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp161

TITLE IV

SEARCH WARRANTS

Art. 161. Property subject to seizure

A. Except as authorized by Article 163.1, a judge may issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of any thing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court which:

(1) Has been the subject of theft.

(2) Is intended for use or has been used as a means of committing an offense.

(3) May constitute evidence tending to prove the commission of an offense.

B. A judge of a city court located in a municipality with a population of between twelve thousand and fifteen thousand, in a parish the population of which is between twenty-five thousand and thirty-five thousand, within a judicial district composed of two parishes may, only with the consent of the judicial district court, issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of anything within the territorial jurisdiction of the district court.

C. A judge may also issue a search warrant in all other cases specifically provided by law. A justice of the peace may issue a search warrant only in those cases specifically provided by law.

Acts 1993, No. 846, §1; Acts 2005, No. 38, §1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp161

TITLE IV

SEARCH WARRANTS

Art. 161. Property subject to seizure

A. Except as authorized by Article 163.1, a judge may issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of any thing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court which:

(1) Has been the subject of theft.

(2) Is intended for use or has been used as a means of committing an offense.

(3) May constitute evidence tending to prove the commission of an offense.

B. A judge of a city court located in a municipality with a population of between twelve thousand and fifteen thousand, in a parish the population of which is between twenty-five thousand and thirty-five thousand, within a judicial district composed of two parishes may, only with the consent of the judicial district court, issue a warrant authorizing the search for and seizure of anything within the territorial jurisdiction of the district court.

C. A judge may also issue a search warrant in all other cases specifically provided by law. A justice of the peace may issue a search warrant only in those cases specifically provided by law.

Acts 1993, No. 846, §1; Acts 2005, No. 38, §1.

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