2021 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 12 - Verdict and Judgment
Article 5 - Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
§ 9-12-118. Uniform Construction
In applying and construing this article, consideration shall be given to the need to promote uniformity of the law with respect to its subject matter among states that enact the "Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act."
(Code 1981, §9-12-118, enacted by Ga. L. 2015, p. 996, § 2-1/SB 65.)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."