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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_15A > GS_15A-249

§15A‑249.  Officer to give notice of identity and purpose.

The officer executing a searchwarrant must, before entering the premises, give appropriate notice of hisidentity and purpose to the person to be searched, or the person in apparentcontrol of the premises to be searched. If it is unclear whether anyone ispresent at the premises to be searched, he must give the notice in a mannerlikely to be heard by anyone who is present. (1973, c. 1286, s. 1.)