Section 61.506, Florida Statutes

International application of part.—

(1)A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for purposes of applying ss. 61.501-61.523.

(2)Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this part must be recognized and enforced under ss. 61.524-61.540.

(3)A court of this state need not apply this part if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

History.—s. 5, ch. 2002-65.

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