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Search Warrants.

§ 15A‑241.  Definitionof search warrant.

A search warrant is a courtorder and process directing a law‑enforcement officer to searchdesignated premises, vehicles, or persons for the purpose of seizing designateditems and accounting for any items so obtained to the court which issued thewarrant. (1868‑9, c. 178, subch. 3, s. 38; Code, s. 1171;Rev., s. 3163; C.S., s. 4529; 1941, c. 53; 1949, c. 1179; 1955, c. 7; 1965, c.377; 1969, c. 869, s. 8; 1973, c. 1286, s. 1.)