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      CHC 1301.5     


Art. 1301.5. Application of Chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding

            A. A tribunal of this state shall apply Sections 1 through 6 and, as applicable, Section 7, 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 1 through 6.

            C. Section 7 applies only to a support proceeding under the Convention. In such a proceeding, if a provision of Section 7 is inconsistent with Sections 1 through 6, Section 7 controls.

            Acts 1995, No. 251, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 1997, No. 1241, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 2015, No. 80, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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