California Penal Code Section 1540

CA Penal Code § 1540 (2017)  

If it appears that the property taken is not the same as that described in the warrant, or that there is no probable cause for believing the existence of the grounds on which the warrant was issued, the magistrate must cause it to be restored to the person from whom it was taken.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018