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1351 may refer to a pretrial diversion, but that's based upon a bill that has been introduced, and not signed into law yet. Can you tell me a bit more about this situation, what the case is about, what the judge did, etc...?
I see. You're certain that it's 1351 (not 1531 or some other number)? Does he have any indication as to what it does? The judge "granted" it, which means that it was probably requested. Do you know what was requested prior to this?
The search warrant code (which is 1531, not 1351) allows an officer to enter a house or dwelling by breaking a door or window if the inhabitant refuses entry. This presupposes that there's a search warrant for the house / dwelling. So that's probably not it. 1351 refers to the ability of a commissioner of a commission to take depositions and interrogatories, so that likewise is probably not the issue. I suspect that this is referring to something completely different (that the number was misheard, etc...) or that there's something that I don't know.
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I do not see how Penal Code § 1531 applies but § 1538.5 seems to apply, see
because there was no search warrant and no legal basis to search the interior of the vehicle without a warrant.
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