2020 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 9 - Child Custody Proceedings
Article 3 - Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Part 3 - Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Foreign Decrees
§ 19-9-81. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-9-81 (2020)

As used in this part, the term:

  1. "Petitioner" means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.
  2. "Respondent" means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.

(Code 1981, §19-9-81, enacted by Ga. L. 2001, p. 129, § 1.)

Law reviews.

- For note on the 2001 enactments of O.C.G.A. §§ 19-9-81 to19-9-97, see 18 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 58 (2001).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Construction and application of provision of Hague convention on civil aspects of international child abduction specifying one-year period for parent to file for return of child wrongfully removed from or retained outside country of habitual residence, as implemented in International Child Abduction Remedies Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 11603(b), (f)(3), 79 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 481.

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