2019 Georgia Code
Title 17 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 4 - Arrest of Persons
Article 3 - Warrants for Arrest
§ 17-4-42. Issuance of special warrants for arrest; treatment of special warrants as general arrest warrants

Universal Citation: GA Code § 17-4-42 (2019)

No judicial officer except a judge of the superior court shall issue a special warrant for arrest returnable only before himself; nor shall any superior court judge issue such warrant outside of his own judicial circuit. If issued outside the judicial circuit, the warrant shall be treated as a general arrest warrant.


Orig. Code 1863, § 4598; Code 1868, § 4620; Code 1873, § 4717; Code 1882, § 4717; Penal Code 1895, § 886; Penal Code 1910, § 907; Code 1933, § 27-106.

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