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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 12. PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP [7500 - 7961]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
  

PART 2. PRESUMPTION CONCERNING CHILD OF MARRIAGE AND BLOOD TESTS TO DETERMINE PATERNITY [7540 - 7577]

  ( Part 2 heading added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 171. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Blood Tests to Determine Paternity [7550 - 7558]
  ( Heading of Chapter 2 renamed from Part 2 (and placed in new Part 2) by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 173. )

  
7552.  

The genetic tests shall be performed by a laboratory approved by any accreditation body that has been approved by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services. Any party or person at whose suggestion the tests have been ordered may demand that other experts, qualified as examiners of blood types, perform independent tests under order of the court, the results of which may be offered in evidence. The number and qualifications of these experts shall be determined by the court.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 485, Sec. 66. Effective January 1, 1999.)