Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 5. University Students -- Qualifications and Rights

Written Notice Required For Entry To Student's Room -- Emergency

20-25-513. Written notice required for entry to student's room -- emergency. An authorized official of the university or college may not enter the room of a student located at an institution unless the official has given the student a notice in writing. An emergency such as a fire or a call for help or when there is probable cause to believe the occupant needs assistance is the only exception to the written notice requirement. In an emergency, evidence of a crime obtained as a result of the emergency entry may not be admissible in any court of law unless due process of law has been satisfied in obtaining the evidence.

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 357, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 75-8708; amd. Sec. 340, Ch. 56, L. 2009.