2021 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 2 - Department of Human Services
Article 2 - Inspection Warrants for Residential Child Care Licensing
§ 49-2-22. Procedure for Issuance of Inspection Warrants

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-2-22 (2021)
  1. Inspection warrants shall be issued only by a judge of a court of record whose territorial jurisdiction encompasses the property to be inspected.
  2. The issuing judge shall issue the warrant when the judge is satisfied that the following conditions are met:
    1. The one seeking the warrant must establish under oath or affirmation that the property to be inspected is to be inspected as a part of a legally authorized program of inspection which includes that property or that there is probable cause for believing that there is a condition, object, activity, or circumstance which legally justifies such an inspection of that property; and
    2. The issuing judge determines that the issuance of the warrant is authorized by this article.

(Code 1981, §49-2-22, enacted by Ga. L. 2009, p. 453, § 2-1/HB 228.)

Code Commission notes.

- Pursuant to Code Section 28-9-5, in 2009, "this article" was substituted for "this part" at the end of paragraph (b)(2).

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