administrative warrant

Definition of "administrative warrant"
  1. A legal document authorized by a judge, which allows an administrative agency to carry out a specific action like a search
How to use "administrative warrant" in a sentence
  1. The health department obtained an administrative warrant to inspect the restaurant after repeated violations of health codes.
  2. Because of reports of illegal activity, the local enforcement agency requested an administrative warrant to investigate the business premises.
  3. Upon receiving numerous complaints, the environmental agency used an administrative warrant to conduct a detailed survey of the industrial facility.

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