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SECTION 279-G
Search warrant to discover vessels, receptacles or utensils
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 17-A
§ 279-g. Search warrant to discover vessels, receptacles or utensils.
Whenever any person who has filed under this article, or his authorized
agent, shall make oath before any magistrate or court of competent
jurisdiction that he has reason to believe, and does believe, that a
violation of this article is occurring with respect to one or some of
his vessels, receptacles or utensils having produced thereon a name,
mark or device filed under this article, the said magistrate or court
must thereupon issue a search warrant to discover and obtain the same.
The said magistrate or court shall cause to be brought before him the
person in whose possession the said vessels, receptacles or utensils are
found and shall inquire into the circumstances of possession. If the
said magistrate or court finds that such person is guilty of any of the
offenses mentioned in this article, the punishment herein prescribed
shall be imposed and possession of the said vessels, receptacles or
utensils obtained upon the warrant shall be awarded to the owner
thereof.