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23-37,105. International application of act. (UCCJEA 105). (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 K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 23-37,101 through 23-37,210, and amendments thereto.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c), a child-custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this act must be recognized and enforced under K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 23-37,301 through 23-37,317, and amendments thereto.

(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.

History: L. 2000, ch. 171, ยง 35; July 1.

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