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§15A‑243.  Who may issue a search warrant.

(a)        A search warrantvalid throughout the State may be issued by:

(1)        A Justice of theSupreme Court.

(2)        A judge of the Courtof Appeals.

(3)        A judge of thesuperior court.

(b)        Other searchwarrants may be issued by:

(1)        A judge of thedistrict court as provided in G.S. 7A‑291.

(2)        A clerk as providedin G.S. 7A‑180 and 7A‑181.

(3)        A magistrate asprovided in G.S. 7A‑273. (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.)