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(a) Authority to Search and Seize Pursuant to Consent.--Subject to the limitations in the other provisions of this Article, a law-enforcement officer may conduct a search and make seizures, without a search warrant or other authorization, if consent to the search is given.
(b) Definition of “Consent”.--As used in this Article, “consent” means a statement to the officer, made voluntarily and in accordance with the requirements of G.S. 15A-222, giving the officer permission to make a search.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 15A. Criminal Procedure Act § 15A-221. General authorization; definition of “consent” - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nc/chapter-15a-criminal-procedure-act/nc-gen-st-sect-15a-221/
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