2006 Alabama Code - Section 15-5-1 — "Search warrant" defined.

A "search warrant" is an order in writing in the name of the state signed by a judge, or by a magistrate authorized by law to issue search warrants, and directed to the sheriff or to any constable of the county, commanding him to search for personal property and bring it before the court issuing the warrant.

(Code 1852, §825; Code 1867, §4376; Code 1876, §4005; Code 1886, §4727; Code 1896, §5484; Code 1907, §7757; Code 1923, §5471; Code 1940, T. 15, §100.)

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