North Carolina General Statutes § 15A-246 Form and content of the search warrant

A search warrant must contain:

(1)        The name and signature of the issuing official with the time and date of issuance above his signature; and

(2)        The name of a specific officer or the classification of officers to whom the warrant is addressed; and

(3)        The names of the applicant and of all persons whose affidavits or testimony were given in support of the application; and

(4)        A designation sufficient to establish with reasonable certainty the premises, vehicles, or persons to be searched; and

(5)        A description or a designation of the items constituting the  object of the search and authorized to be seized. (1868-9, c. 178, subch. 3, s. 39; Code, s. 1172; Rev., s. 3164; C.S., s.  4530; 1961, c. 1069; 1969, c. 869, s. 8; 1973, c. 1286, s. 1.)

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