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This legislation has been repealed.

SEARCH WARRANTS ACT 1985

- As at 30 September 2005
- Act 37 of 1985

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - SEARCH WARRANTS IN RESPECT OF INDICTABLE, FIREARMS AND NARCOTICS OFFENCES, STOLEN PROPERTY ETC

   4.      Definitions-things connected with offence etc
   5.      Application for warrant in respect of certain offences, stolen property etc
   6.      Issue of warrant
   7.      Seizure of things pursuant to warrant
   8.      Search and arrest of persons pursuant to warrant
   9.      Obstruction etc of person executing warrant

   PART 3 - PROVISIONS RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS UNDER PART 2 AND CERTAIN OTHER ACTS

   10.     Definitions
   11.     Application for warrant in person
   12.     Telephone search warrant
   12A.    Information in application for warrant
   12B.    False or misleading information in applications
   12C.    Further application for warrant after refusal
   13.     Record of proceedings before authorised justice
   14.     Form of warrant
   15.     Notice to occupier of premises entered pursuant to warrant
   15A.    Announcement prior to entry
   16.     Duty to show warrant
   17.     Use of force to enter premises etc
   18.     Use of assistants to execute warrant
   19.     Execution of warrant by day or night
   20.     Expiry of warrant
   21.     Report to authorised justice on execution of warrant etc
   22.     Death, absence etc of authorised justice who issued warrant
   23.     Defects in warrants

   PART 4 - MISCELLANEOUS

   24.     Abolition of common law search warrants
   24A.    Ministerial arrangements for things seized in connection with extra-territorial offences
   24B.    References in other Acts to “authorised justice”
   25.     Proceedings for offences
   26.     Regulations


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