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§15A‑259.  Application of Article to all warrants; exception as toinspection warrants and special riot situations.

The requirements of thisArticle apply to search warrants issued for any purpose, except that thecontents of and procedure relating to inspection warrants are to be governed bythe provisions of Article 4A of Chapter 15 and warrants to inspect vehicles inriot areas or approaching municipalities during emergencies are subject to thespecial procedures set out in G.S. 14‑288.11. Nothing in this Article isintended to alter or affect the emergency search doctrine. (1957,c. 496; 1969, c. 869, s. 8; 1971, c. 872, s. 4; 1973, c. 1286, s. 1.)