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That which warrants or authorizes; a commission giving authority, or justifying the doing of anything; an act, instrument, or obligation, by which one person authorizes another to do something which he has not otherwise a right to do; an act or instrument investing one with a right or authority, and thus securing him from loss or damage; commission; authority.
A precept issued by a magistrate authorizing an officer to make an arrest, a seizure, or a search, or do other acts incident to the administration of justice.
An official certificate of appointment issued to an officer of lower rank than a commissioned officer. See Warrant officer, below.
To make secure; to give assurance against harm; to guarantee safety to; to give authority or power to do, or forbear to do, anything by which the person authorized is secured, or saved harmless, from any loss or damage by his action.
To support by authority or proof; to justify; to maintain; to sanction; as, reason warrants it.
An authorization issued by a judge.
A writ or order authorizing an officer to make an arrest, conduct a search, or to perform some other designated act.
(1) To assure that certain facts are true. (2) A writ issued by a judge or competent authority, directing a Sheriff or officer to make an arrest or search.
Any of a number of writs issued by a judicial officer, which direct a law enforcement officer to perform a specified act and affords protection from damages if he or she performs it.
An order authorizing an officer to make an arrest, seizure, or search or perform some other designated act.
1. An order in writing in the name of the state signed by a magistrate, directed to an officer, commanding him to arrest a person; 2. To guarantee, to answer for, to assure that a state of facts exists; 3. A document that conveys the preemptive right to existing stockholders.
An official order authorizing a specific act, such as an arrest or the search of someone's home.
A Court Order authorizing arrest and secure detention of the juvenile.
a court order authorizing the police to arrest a person or to search a place
A court order that gives a police officer the power to arrest someone or conduct a search.
A warrant is a legal document that gives written authorisation for the police or law enforcement official to carry out an action. This can include a search warrant to investigate the property or person suspected of criminal activities, and an arrest warrant which permits the apprehension of a suspect for questioning.
An order drawn by the State Controller upon the State Treasurer that directs the Treasurer to pay a specified amount to the person named. The warrant may be payable upon demand, or it may be payable only out of certain revenues when and if received.
An official document which gives the police or other authorised person power which they may not otherwise have to arrest, search, seize property, sell propertyâ€¢ Bailâ€¢ Debts - for Debtorsâ€¢ Drugsâ€¢ Extraditionâ€¢ Mental Healthâ€¢ Peace & Good Behaviour Ordersâ€¢ Regulatory Offencesâ€¢ Sentencing Optionsâ€¢ Warrants
Written order authorizing official action by law enforcement officials, usually directing them to arrest the person in the warrant.
A written order issued and signed by a judicial officer directing a peace officer to take specific action. Can be: (1) an arrest warrant, i.e., one that commands a peace officer to arrest and bring before the court the person accused of an offense for purpose of commencing legal action; (2) a bench warrant, i.e., a written order issued by the court from the judge or bench commanding a person's arrest because of his or her failure to appear in court; (3) a recall warrant, i.e., a procedure for removing from Department of Justice and state police computers information concerning canceled warrants in order to avoid mistaken arrests; or (4) a search warrant, i.e., an order issued by a judge, based on a finding of probable cause, directing law enforcement officers to conduct a search of specific premises for specific persons or things and to bring them before the court.
An order issued by a judge which allows police to arrest a person. (See Bench Warrant).
a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
a certification by a detached and neutral magistrate - typically, a judge -- that a government official or other person planning to search people is justified in doing so
a court order allowing the NSA to proceed with a wiretap
a court order authorising the police to bring you into custody in respect of an offence committed by you
a court order authorizing something be done
a court order charging that there is probable cause to believe a person has committed a crime and should be brought into court
a court order commanding a law enforcement officer to take someone into custody
a court order for an arrest
a document a police officer obtains from a judge who is convinced that a law has been broken based on the evidence presented
a document conveying authority, it is sworn before a Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, on oath
a document issued by a judge that authorizes the police to arrest someone
a document, issued by the Judge, giving police the authority to arrest the accused
a document that allows police to search a person, search a person's property, or arrest a person
a judicial authorization to a law enforcement officer to search or seize persons or things
a judicial mandate to an officer to conduct a search or make an arrest, and the officer has a sworn duty to carry out its provisions
a judicial order authorizing peace officers to arrest or search
a judicial writ authorizing an officer to make a search, a seizure or an arrest
a legal document accusing a person of committing crimes, requiring that the person be arrested, be brought before a magistrate for a pretrial release (bail) hearing, and be required to appear in court to answer the accusations
a legal order made by a judge which allows the police to do things like arrest people or search their homes
an authorization to pay bills
a new investigative tool which has been available to the police for only a relatively short period of time
an order describing the person to be arrested and the charge made, it is issued by a magistrate or judge upon the complaint of someone
an order issued by a court charging that you committed a crime and directing a police officer to arrest you and bring you before a court
an order issued by a court charging that you committed a particular crime and directing the sheriff and all police officers of the state to arrest you and bring you before the court
an order signed by a judge authorizing the police to arrest a person believed to have committed a crime
an Order signed by a Judge authorizing the police to do something
an order to arrest an individual and bring the individual to court
an order to survey the land in question
a piece of paper the police have from a judge that states that you must go to court because they believe you have broken the law
a written accusation of a crime prepared and signed by a magistrate, clerk, or judge based upon a complaint and subsequent finding of probable cause to believe the accused committed a criminal offense
a written order by a court authorizing search or arrest relating to a crime
a written order from a competent judicial authority directing a person or persons to perform a particular act or acts
a written order from a court to a law enforcement officer telling the officer to arrest a person
a written order signed by a court authorizing a law-enforcement officer to conduct a search, seizure, or arrest
An order issued by some executive authority empowering a ministerial officer to make an arrest, seizure, search or to execute a judicial sentence.
Court order authorizing a law enforcement official to arrest or perform search and seizure.
(Arrest Warrant) A written order of the court which is made on behalf of the state, or United States, and is based upon a complaint issued pursuant to statute and/or court rule and which commands a law enforcement officer to arrest a person and bring him before a magistrate.
A formal certification of the validity of a debt with authorization or direction to the State's items-processing bank to pay the debt upon presentment.
A legal order, usually signed by a judge, authorizing an arrest of a particular person or a search of a given place for items that must be described with particularity.
The official document which authorizes an act. A Warrant can authorize a transaction (land survey), the detention, arrest and release of individual(s), or an appointment, although Warrants of appointments are usually termed Commissions.
Court authorization, most often for law enforcement officers, to conduct a search or make an arrest.
An authority or a written order issued by a judicial officer or magistrate on behalf of the state. It is based on a complaint issued pursuant to a law or statute and commands a law enforcement officer to bring a person to court.
The instructions given to an intended officer, by which authority he could enlist men to entitle him to be commissioned.
Issued after a complaint, filed by one person against another, has been presented and reviewed by a magistrate who has found probable cause for the arrest.
(1) a certificate giving the holder the right to purchase securities at a stated price within a specified time period. (2) a written order, signed by a magistrate in the name of the government directing an officer to make an arrest.... read full article
A Judicial order authorizing one's arrest, search or seizure of property-, depending on whether it is an arrest warrant or a search warrant.
first step in land patenting, this document authorizes the survey. May be combined with other warrants to increase acreage.
A governmental order authorising some action. An arrest warrant instructs a sheriff to arrest someone. A land warrant instructs a state to issue land to someone. Whit Sunday A Scots quarter day (15 May).
Most commonly, a court order authorizing law enforcement officers to make an arrest or conduct a search. An application seeking a warrant must be accompanied by an affidavit which establishes probable cause by detailing the facts upon which the request is based.
A court order directing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest, a search, or a seizure.
Written authority to do some act, eg to carry out a search or make an arrest. Bench warrant - used for non-appearance of a prisoner on bail and authorises their arrest and appearance before the court.
A written order directing the arrest of a party. A search warrant orders that a specific location be searched for items, which if found, can be used in court as evidence.
see arrest warrant and bench warrant.
In criminal law, a legal document that gives authority to a police officer to take the action set out in the warrant.
Writ directing or authorizing someone to do something; most commonly, a court order authorizing law enforcement officers to make an arrest or conduct a search.
Authority of the court, recorded in the court’s decree or order, which instructs or permits specified action to be carried out by an officer of court.
is the term given to a document from a magistrate that requires the police to arrest a person and bring them before the court.
An order drawn by a legislative body or an officer of a government upon its treasurer directing the latter to pay a specified amount to the person named or to the bearer. It may be payable upon demand, in which case it usually circulates the same as a bank check; or it may be payable only out of certain revenues, when and if received, in which case it does not circulate freely.
A court order that tells an officer to do something.
An order drawn upon the State Treasury by the State Controller that directs the State Treasurer to pay a specified amount to the person named or to the bearer. A warrant is similar to a check.
A court order issued by a judge authorizing a search, an arrest, or a seizure of evidence of a crime.
In criminal proceedings, any of a number of writs issued by a judicial officer, which direct a law enforcement officer to perform a specified act.
A warrant notifies law enforcement that a defendant should be arrested when found.
a court order that makes an official action legal, such as a search warrant or an arrest warrant.
a legal order to a law enforcement agency to arrest the person named in the order.
a command or order of the court; there are numerous warrants in criminal proceedings such as an arrest warrant which is an order of the court to arrest an accused person and bring him or her before the court to answer to the offence with which the person has been charged; or a search warrant which is an order of the court permitting the search by peace officers of a particular premises for particular things respecting a criminal offence that are to be brought before the court;
an order or writ issued by a judicial officer, typically designed to arrest an individual on pending charges or search a person or place
A written order issued by a magistrate instructing law enforcement to arrest or search an individual, or the property of the individual, as identified in the warrant.
See search warrant or arrest warrant.
A written order, signed by a judge, authorizing official action by law enforcement officials, directing them to arrest the individual named in the warrant, or search a specific location for specific items, which if found, can be used in court as evidence.
A Justice of the Peace can issue a warrant for the arrest of the accused. The Justice of the Peace must have reasonable grounds to believe that the arrest is in the public interest.
In law, a warrant can mean any form of authorization. Often in statute the warrant of a particular person is required before certain administrative actions can take place. For example, before the United States Secretary of State may affix the Great Seal of the United States to letters patent, the President must give authorization http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/4/42.html.