Notice of Seizure of Goods under Customs and Excise Act 1996

Reg. 80 / Form 13 / Section 227, Customs and Excise Act 1996:

(I) Insert name of importer or other person known or believed to have an interest in the goods

To ––––––––––––
Auckland, New Zealand

(2) Insert particulars of the goods seized

Take Notice that

1 x book titled “La Metamorphose De Lucius’ imported on 19 August 2003 have been seized on 16 September 2003 as forfeited to the Crown under section 225(1)(n) and 225(1)(a)(v) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996

(3) Insert particulars as to cause of forfeiture

on the grounds that

the imported publications identified above were examined and are considered to be prohibited from importation pursuant to section 54 of the Customs & Excise Act 1996 in that they are considered to be objectionable in terms of section 3 of the Films, Videos & Publications Classification Act 1993 for the reasons shown in the schedule on page two of this Notice of Seizure.

this 16th day of September 2003


>La Metamorphose de Lucius
This publication contains a cartoon story depicting sexual activity between adults. A scene in the story depicts a male turning into a donkey and then having sexual intercourse with a female.[*]

Section 3(2)(e) FVPC Act 1993 - Bestiality

[*] See >Zodiac.

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