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Warrant

A judicial written document that authorises an officer to arrest a person, to carry out a search of a property, or to seize goods or belongings.

Explanation attempts (81)

27 Oct 2012 12:43
quote An instruction or order by an authoritative body that permits someone to take a particular action. unquote
29 Oct 2012 16:52
quote It is a legal document issued by the court giving permission for the police to arrest someone or search a property. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:02
quote A document giving a legal basis for an action against a person, for example to seize property or detainment. unquote
29 Oct 2012 22:28
quote A justification for doing something unquote
29 Oct 2012 22:32
quote A legal document written by a judge that instructs a police officer the terms under which an arrest of person can be made unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:05
quote A warrant is given by a judge if someone breaks their bail.. Dog the bounty hunter style.. unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:29
quote a legal authorisation unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:36
quote A document outlining the specific details of why a person is being arrested, or why a person or place is being searched. Like permission being granted in an official capacity. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:46
quote A document that is obtained by the Crown Prosecution that entitles the police to search premises or arrest an individual. unquote
30 Oct 2012 22:13
quote A justified or credible reason for actions. unquote
31 Oct 2012 10:10
quote Warrant is a term in the police force where the police have the right to search the property of somebody unquote
31 Oct 2012 12:58
quote A document which is legally binding which allows a person to perform an action unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:06
quote A warrant is a legally binding document, normally issued by a court/judge, allowing authorities to take actions that might not be possible otherwise. For instance, a search warrant allows police to enter a building without the permission of the owner/occupant to search for evidence. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:12
quote A legal document to allow a search of any premises to be undertaken in aiding a criminal investigation. unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:09
quote searching for criminal i.e. a search warrant unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:16
quote this is a document which gives the right from a court to administer legal actions unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:36
quote A written document possibly signed by a judge to allow the police to carry out something such as to search premises unquote
1 Nov 2012 03:53
quote a permision slip for police kinda unquote
1 Nov 2012 18:00
quote Allowing someone to do something without the participants say so. For example to search someone's house when they might say no; they can still do it unquote
1 Nov 2012 19:52
quote This means the police have issued or obtained the formal notice necessary to arrest you in order to answer criminal charges against you. This notice is proof that the police have the necessary powers to arrest you. unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:40
quote Permission given by the court of law for example to enter private property or search someone's belongings which would other wise be considered trespassing or invasion of privacy. unquote
20 Nov 2012 20:43
quote A document given by the courts to allow the police to arrest a specific individual or search a specific premises unquote
20 Nov 2012 21:01
quote These people are officially authorised unquote
20 Nov 2012 21:41
quote An order for something or a permission for something legal unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:25
quote A document that allows police to enter property in order to gain evidence or to search for people in the property. unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:49
quote a permission accorded by a magistrate or other court to lawful representatives to access a property or detain someone suspected of a criminal offence as a part of an investigation or to affect an arrest unquote
21 Nov 2012 00:57
quote A legal document that says you are wanted for arrest unquote
21 Nov 2012 06:13
quote A legal document, signed by a judge which grants police certain specific authorities, e.g. Arrest warrant, search warrant. unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:34
quote A legal document giving officers of the law the right arrest/ detain a person suspected of criminal activity. unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:38
quote The police have the power to carry out a particular act, for example a search on your property unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:38
quote A document that given the police, for instance, the right to search a house or find and possibly arrest a person. unquote
21 Nov 2012 12:05
quote Certificate meaning the police can do they thing they have set out to do, even though it involves what you might normally consider to be an invasion of your privacy - ie they are allowed to search your property, arrest you (even though the crime may not have just been committed), check your communications etc. The police have to go through certain legal processes in court to have a warrant issued. unquote
21 Nov 2012 14:21
quote a legal document which gives police officers the right to search premises - within the constricts of that document unquote
21 Nov 2012 16:50
quote A legal document which gives the right to perform do certain things, eg an arrest or search of premises. unquote
21 Nov 2012 22:50
quote A legal document enabling certain actions to be taken. For example a search warrant or an arrest warrant. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:32
quote a paper with your name and details of crime commited unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:34
quote A piece of paper signed by someone with legal powers or a court to enable the police to carry out a certain task (search a house, search a person, etc) unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:37
quote A legal document stating that the police have the right to search premises, arrest you or have access to documents etc. It is an order unquote
14 Nov 2013 22:32
quote Its a type of authorisation like a judge or a magistrate who can issue a warrant in a court of law directed to a police officer. unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:29
quote A request signed by a judge for the arrest of somebody thought to be/been involved with criminal activity. unquote
15 Nov 2013 09:00
quote When you have a right to arrest somebody unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:41
quote When the police need to search someone's house/building - like a permission slip unquote
16 Nov 2013 05:56
quote A form of legal power ,enabling police officers and legal representatives to carry out a legal procedure that they would not be allowed to do without a warrant unquote
16 Nov 2013 12:21
quote Papers granted by a judge to allow the police to do certain things ie search your home also this is taken out on you if you fail to return to court after a being ginseng bail for an offence unquote
16 Nov 2013 17:55
quote A written permission to lawfully do something unquote
16 Nov 2013 18:28
quote legal document to search or arrest unquote
17 Nov 2013 10:57
quote A document that gives someone permission to do/ own something unquote
17 Nov 2013 11:06
quote A warrant is a legal term used to describe an official legal document which allows police to search houses or arrest someone- they have to be used when their is appropriate evidence or information that could lead to evidence is obtained. unquote
17 Nov 2013 11:14
quote allowed to do something unquote
17 Nov 2013 11:50
quote An order of a court requiring action to be taken (e.g. a warrant for arrest or a distress warrant or warrant of execution) unquote
17 Nov 2013 12:02
quote Is a legal document saying that they have the right to ask you questions, search propery or take processions. unquote
17 Nov 2013 12:39
quote A document that has been obtained by the police (from a magistrate?) that gives them permission to do something e.g. search premises, make an arrest, detain someone. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:24
quote permission unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:37
quote Court action to have something completed. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:17
quote a piece of paper allowing permission to look at someones personal belongings or property unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:19
quote A legal document to arrest somebody unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:40
quote A legal document signed by a judge, that permits authorised personnel to conduct search of premises or arrest a person required for questioning. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:57
quote a document or legal requirement needed to carry out a particular action unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:32
quote pass! unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:08
quote a document allowing someone to search things. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:49
quote A document which is devised to legally allow a particular action to take place. This could be a warrant to search a person's house for example. unquote
18 Nov 2013 15:15
quote Written authorisation to obtain something unquote
18 Nov 2013 16:24
quote To warrant someone to do something is like allowing them to commit an act or behaviour, and also you can issue a warrant in police which is allowing them to search a person or property. unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:46
quote Something the police need to search your house unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:51
quote A requirement to search a person's premises. unquote
30 Oct 2014 17:20
quote A warrant is a licence that allows a legal person to carry out a search or an arrest. unquote
4 Nov 2014 16:16
quote Synonym for 'want' or 'demand' as in 'that would warrant action' unquote
8 Nov 2014 00:57
quote A warrant is when you have the right to go in and check someone's house, if you believe they are hiding something, have drugs etc.. unquote
8 Nov 2014 08:48
quote An official, legal document to allow arrests, searches etc. unquote
10 Nov 2014 14:54
quote legal document securing entry to a private property unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:32
quote My meaning would be that someone in the legal system with appropriate authority has sanction a particular course of action unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:50
quote Legal document giving permission for something that would otherwise not be legal. unquote
11 Nov 2014 07:59
quote An official document unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:26
quote It means the police have ordered your arrest. unquote
16 Nov 2015 17:43
quote A warrant is a legal document issued to the police which gives them certain rights to arrest a suspect or carry out searches in relation to the suspected crime. unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:33
quote If there is sufficient evidence gathered by police to implicate a person for a certain crime, a warrant provides permission for a persons arrest or entry to their property. unquote
22 Nov 2015 16:18
quote Legal Permission by the police to do a search unquote
9 Nov 2016 21:20
quote Issued documents Issuing instructions unquote
12 Nov 2016 09:38
quote An agreement by the courts to which authorities have the right to break someones's right. (E.g. warrant for their arrest means that they can be taken into custody) unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:18
quote It is a legal document that allows police or other authorised people to carry out a designated action. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:59
quote A warrant is something that the police can give out that allows them to carry out a particular action e.g. a search warrant, meaning they have permission from the law to carry out a search in the stated location unquote

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