2017 New York Laws
DOM - Domestic Relations
Article 5-A - Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Title 1 - General Provisions
75-D - International Application of Article.
75-d. International application of article. 1. 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 this title and title two of this article.
2. Except as otherwise provided in subdivision three of this section, a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this article must be recognized and enforced under title three of this article.
3. A court of this state need not apply this article if the child custody law of a foreign country as written or as applied violates fundamental principles of human rights.