2019 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 12 - Maintenance, Use, etc., of Public Property, Records, Etc.
Article 2 - Recovery of Papers, Property, etc., by Successors to Office.
Section 36-12-24 - Proceedings for recovery of papers, property, etc., by successor to office generally - Issuance of warrant for search and seizure of papers, property, etc., upon failure of person charged with withholding same to make affidavit, etc.
In the case stated in Section 36-12-23, if required by the plaintiff, such officer shall also issue his warrant, directed to any lawful officer, commanding him in the daytime to search such places as may be designated in such warrant for such books, papers and property as belonged and appertained to the office vacated and to seize and bring them before the officer issuing such warrant.(Code 1852, §158; Code 1867, §197; Code 1876, §210; Code 1886, §305; Code 1896, §3137; Code 1907, §1553; Code 1923, §2687; Code 1940, T. 41, §136.)