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Search Warrants


Rule 202.            Approval of Search Warrant Applications by   Attorney for the Commonwealth.

           The District Attorney of Bucks County having filed a certification pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. No. 202, no search warrant shall hereafter be issued by any judicial officer in Bucks County unless the search warrant application has the approval of an attorney for the Commonwealth prior to filing, except for applications for search warrants which request legal blood testing of any person related to investigations or prosecutions of offenses under 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3802.  In such cases only, law enforcement shall not be required to seek or obtain prior approval from an attorney for the Commonwealth.