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Legal Information: Oklahoma

Statutes: Oklahoma

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December 1, 2020

§ 551-105. International application of act

INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION OF ACT

A. A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for purposes of applying Articles 1 and 2 of this act. [FN1]

B. Except as otherwise provided in subsection C of this section, a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this [FN2] act must be recognized and enforced under Article 3 of this act. [FN3]

C. A court of this state need not apply this act if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.