California Penal Code Section 1533
1533. Upon a showing of good cause, the magistrate may, in his or her discretion, insert a direction in a search warrant that it may be served at any time of the day or night. In the absence of such a direction, the warrant shall be served only between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.
When establishing good cause under this section, the magistrate shall consider the safety of the peace officers serving the warrant and the safety of the public as a valid basis for nighttime endorsements.
(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 257, Sec. 1.)Section: Previous 1526 1527 1528 1529 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1536.5 1537 1538 1538.5 Next
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