Can a search without a warrant be conducted without a search warrant?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Williams, 2009 ABPC 39 (CanLII):

There is a presumption that a search without a warrant is unreasonable. The searching party has the onus of proving reasonableness. Hunter v. Southam Inc., 1984 CanLII 33 (SCC), [1984] 2 S.C.R. 145 at para. 30.

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