2021 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 12 - Verdict and Judgment
Article 5 - Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
§ 9-12-110. Short Title
This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act."
(Ga. L. 1975, p. 479, § 8; Ga. L. 2015, p. 996, § 2-1/SB 65.)
The 2015 amendment, effective July 1, 2015, inserted "shall be known and" and substituted "Uniform Foreign-Country" for "Georgia Foreign" in this Code section. See editor's note for applicability.Editor's notes.
- Ga. L. 2015, p. 996, § 1-1/SB 65, not codified by the General Assembly, provides:
"(a) This Act shall be known and may be cited as the 'Debtor Creditor Uniform Law Modernization Act of 2015.'
"(b) To promote consistency among the states, it is the intent of the General Assembly to modernize certain existing uniform laws promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission affecting debtor and creditor rights, responsibilities, and relationships and other federally recognized laws affecting such rights, responsibilities, and relationships."
Ga. L. 2015, p. 996, § 7-1/SB 65, not codified by the General Assembly, provides, in part: "Part 2 of this Act shall apply to all actions filed on or after July 1, 2015, in which the recognition of a foreign country judgment is raised."JUDICIAL DECISIONS
Cited in Blumberg v. Berland, 678 F.2d 1068 (11th Cir. 1982); Brown v. Rock, 184 Ga. App. 699, 362 S.E.2d 480 (1987).
- Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act (U.L.A.) § 9.