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Criminal Code

Version of section 488 from 2003-01-01 to 2023-01-13:

Marginal note:Execution of search warrant

 A warrant issued under section 487 or 487.1 shall be executed by day, unless

  • (a) the justice is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for it to be executed by night;

  • (b) the reasonable grounds are included in the information; and

  • (c) the warrant authorizes that it be executed by night.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 488
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 70
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 47

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