Warrant Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Warrant, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Warrant?

(n) Warrant is the written document issued by a court or legally authorized person authorizing a law executive authority to stop or retain a person by arresting his movements or to enter into the premises of a person with an intention to arrest the person or collect evidences from there. A warrant is issued when the authority apprehend that the concerned person may resist the movement without such warrant