Anton Piller order


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Anton Piller order

(ˈæntɒn ˈpɪlə)
n
(Law) law the former name for search order
[C20: named after the plaintiff in a case (1976) in which such an order was made]
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According to Justice Gafai, the court had granted Anton Piller order to ASCO Investment Limited, Nigerian representative of SC Johnson, makers of Kiwi polish to search premises and markets to seize fake kiwi products without prior warning.
An Anton Piller order, which is one of the most extreme remedies available in Canada, protects evidence in special circumstances.
Early on, the Plaintiffs obtained an Anton Piller order ex parte to enter Defendants' premises to search, inspect, remove, detain and retain certain documents.
The party who is the beneficiary of an Anton Piller order has the right to seize and secure evidence on certain terms.
Plaintiff becomes claimant, writ - claim form, pleading - statement of case, statement of claim or points of - particulars of claim, summons or motion - application, interrogatories and further and better particulars - requests for information, discovery - disclosure, leave of the court - permission of the court, minor/infant - child, in camera or in chambers - in private, next friend or guardian ad litern - litigation friend, payment into court - Part 36 payment, subpoena - witness summons, taxation of costs - assessment of costs, taxing master - costs judge, Anton Piller order - search order, Mareva injunction - freezing injunction, inter partes - on notice, originating summons - alternative procedure, and ex parte - without notice
He is the author of Mareva and Anton Piller Orders in Canada (Irwin), and the co-editor and co-author of the leading Canadian text on civil procedure, The Civil Litigation Process (Emond), and British Columbia Business Disputes (BC CLE).
He has particular experience in dealing with all types of urgent injunctive relief cases including ex parte applications for freezing injunctions, receivership and Anton Piller orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders and other disclosure orders.