THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND v. GEORGE ORTIZ, SOTHEBY PARKE BERNET & CO. AND LANCE ENTWISTLE
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 173
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION(COMMERCIAL COURT)
Before Mr. Justice Staughton
Conflict of law - New Zealand statutes - Ownership of artefact - Artefact removed from New Zealand - Whether forfeited to Her Majesty the Queen - Interpretation of New Zealand statute - Meaning of "shall be forfeited" - Whether statutes unenforceable in England as being foreign penal, revenue and/or public laws - Historic Articles Act, 1962 - Customs Act, 1913 and 1966.