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§15A‑246.  Form and content of the search warrant.

A search warrant must contain:

(1)        The name andsignature of the issuing official with the time and date of issuance above hissignature; and

(2)        The name of aspecific officer or the classification of officers to whom the warrant isaddressed; and

(3)        The names of theapplicant and of all persons whose affidavits or testimony were given insupport of the application; and

(4)        A designationsufficient to establish with reasonable certainty the premises, vehicles, orpersons to be searched; and

(5)        A description or adesignation of the items constituting the  object of the search and authorizedto be seized. (1868‑9, c. 178, subch. 3, s. 39; Code, s. 1172;Rev., s. 3164; C.S., s.  4530; 1961, c. 1069; 1969, c. 869, s. 8; 1973, c.1286, s. 1.)