California Penal Code Section 1523

CA Penal Code § 1523 (2017)  

A search warrant is an order in writing, in the name of the people, signed by a magistrate, directed to a peace officer, commanding him or her to search for a person or persons, a thing or things, or personal property, and, in the case of a thing or things or personal property, bring the same before the magistrate.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1078, Sec. 1.5. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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