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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 8. CUSTODY OF CHILDREN [3000 - 3465]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
  

PART 3. UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT [3400 - 3465]

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 867, Sec. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [3400 - 3412]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 867, Sec. 3. )

  
3405.  

(a) A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this chapter and Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 3421).

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this part must be recognized and enforced under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 3441).

(c) A court of this state need not apply this part if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 867, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2000.)