2010 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 6 - Warrants
Part 1 - Search Warrants
40-6-101 - “Search warrant” defined.

40-6-101. “Search warrant” defined.

A search warrant is an order in writing in the name of the state, signed by a magistrate, directed to the sheriff, any constable, or any peace officer of the county, commanding the sheriff, constable or peace officer to search for personal property, and bring it before the magistrate.

[Code 1932, § 11897; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 40-501.]  

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