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518C.105 APPLICATION OF CHAPTER TO RESIDENT OF FOREIGN COUNTRY AND FOREIGN SUPPORT PROCEEDING.

(a) A tribunal of this state shall apply sections 518C.101 to 518C.616 and, as applicable, sections 518C.701 to 518C.713, to a support proceeding involving:

(1) a foreign support order;

(2) a foreign tribunal; or

(3) an obligee, obligor, or child residing in a foreign country.

(b) A tribunal of this state that is requested to recognize and enforce a support order on the basis of comity may apply the procedural and substantive provisions of sections 518C.101 to 518C.616.

(c) Sections 518C.701 to 518C.713 apply only to a support proceeding under the convention. In such a proceeding, if a provision of sections 518C.701 to 518C.713 is inconsistent with sections 518C.101 to 518C.616, sections 518C.701 to 518C.713 control.

NOTE: This section, as added by Laws 2014, chapter 189, section 4, is effective on the date that the United States deposits the instrument of ratification for the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance with the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Laws 2014, chapter 189, section 73.