§ 1821 Definitions
§ 1822 Authorization of physical searches for foreign intelligence purposes
§ 1823 Application for order
§ 1824 Issuance of order
§ 1825 Use of information
§ 1826 Congressional oversight
§ 1827 Penalties
§ 1828 Civil liability
§ 1829 Authorization during time of war

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 50 > Chapter 36 > Subchapter II - Physical Searches

  • Aggrieved person: means a person whose premises, property, information, or material is the target of physical search or any other person whose premises, property, information, or material was subject to physical search. See 50 USC 1821
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court: means the court established by section 1803(a) of this title. See 50 USC 1821
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See 1 USC 1
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Physical search: means any physical intrusion within the United States into premises or property (including examination of the interior of property by technical means) that is intended to result in a seizure, reproduction, inspection, or alteration of information, material, or property, under circumstances in which a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy and a warrant would be required for law enforcement purposes, but does not include (A) "electronic surveillance" as defined in section 1801(f) of this title, or (B) the acquisition by the United States Government of foreign intelligence information from international or foreign communications, or foreign intelligence activities conducted in accordance with otherwise applicable Federal law involving a foreign electronic communications system, utilizing a means other than electronic surveillance as defined in section 1801(f) of this title. See 50 USC 1821
  • State: means a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 1 USC 7
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1