Anton Piller order
Prior to the introduction of the Civil Procedure Rules, search orders were known as Anton Piller orders. They are also known as "search and seizure orders". A court order which provides for the preservation of the subject matter of a claim or the preservation of documents and articles relating to the claim. It requires a defendant to allow a claimant's solicitors to search the defendant's premises and remove all items covered by the order.

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