What is an Anton Piller Order?
Last revised April 16, 2018

An Anton Piller Order is a form of civil search warrant, which allows the plaintiff to enter the defendant's premises and remove documents.  It takes its name from Anton Piller KG v. Manufacturing Processess Ltd., [1976] 1 All. E.R. 779, [1976] Ch. 55, [1976] 2 W.L.R. 162, [1975] EWCA Civ 12.

Canadian Cases That Discuss Anton Piller Orders:



Brindle, D. & J. Tataryn. Injunctions - BC Law and Practice, 2nd ed.  Available in most courthouse libraries.