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§ 6-109. Search of dwelling

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional Services

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Parole and Probation
Subtitle 1. Division of Parole and Probation (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 6-109
§ 6-109. Search of dwelling
(a) The Director may apply to a judge of the District Court or a circuit court for a search warrant to enter the approved dwelling of an offender in the program to search for the offender.
(b) An application for a search warrant shall:
(1) be in writing;
(2) be verified by the applicant; and
(3) describe the premises to be searched and the nature, scope, and purpose of the search.
(c) A judge who receives an application for a search warrant may issue a warrant on a finding that:
(1) the scope of the proposed search is reasonable; and
(2) obtaining consent to enter the premises may jeopardize the attempt to take custody of the offender.
(d)(1) A search warrant issued under this section shall specify the location of the premises to be searched.
(2) A search conducted in accordance with a search warrant issued under this section may not exceed the limits specified in the warrant.
(e) A search warrant issued under this section shall be executed and returned to the issuing judge:
(1) within the period specified in the warrant, which may not exceed 30 days from the date of issuance; or
(2) within 15 days after the warrant is issued, if no period is specified in the warrant.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
Formerly Art. 41, § 4-602B.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 6-109, MD CORR SERV § 6-109
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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