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  454.1680.  Definitions. — In this Article, sections 454.1680 to 454.1716:

  (1)  "Application" means a request under the Convention by an obligee or obligor, or on behalf of a child, made through a central authority for assistance from another central authority.

  (2)  "Central authority" means the entity designated by the United States or a foreign country described in section 454.1503(5)(D) to perform the functions specified in the Convention.

  (3)  "Convention support order" means a support order of a tribunal of a foreign country described in section 454.1503(5)(D).

  (4)  "Direct request" means a petition filed by an individual in a tribunal of this state in a proceeding involving an obligee, obligor, or child residing outside the United States.

  (5)  "Foreign central authority" means the entity designated by a foreign country described in section 454.1503(5)(D) to perform the functions specified in the Convention.

  (6)  "Foreign support agreement":

  (A)  means an agreement for support in a record that:

  (i)  is enforceable as a support order in the country of origin;

  (ii)  has been:

  (I)  formally drawn up or registered as an authentic instrument by a foreign tribunal; or

  (II)  authenticated by, or concluded, registered, or filed with a foreign tribunal; and

  (iii)  may be reviewed and modified by a foreign tribunal; and

  (B)  includes a maintenance arrangement or authentic instrument under the Convention.

  (7)  "United States central authority" means the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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(L. 2011 H.B. 260)

Effective 6-15-16, see § 454.1728


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