2015 ORS 109.714¹
International application of ORS 109.701 to 109.834

(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 ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.771 (Appearance of parties and child).

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) of this section, a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.834 (Severability clause) must be recognized and enforced under ORS 109.774 (Definitions for ORS 109.774 to 109.827) to 109.827 (Costs and expenses of district attorney and law enforcement officers).

(3) A court of this state need not apply ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.834 (Severability clause) if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights. [1999 c.649 §5]

Note: See note under 109.701 (Short title).

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 109—Parent and Child Rights and Relationships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors109.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 109, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano109.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.