§ 19.2-52

When search warrant may issue

Except as provided in § 19.2-56.1, search warrants, based upon complaint on oath supported by an affidavit as required in § 19.2-54, may be issued by any judge, magistrate or other person having authority to issue criminal warrants, if he be satisfied from such complaint and affidavit that there is reasonable and probable cause for the issuance of such search warrant.


Code 1950, § 19.1-83; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495; 1986, c. 636.


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