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Chapter 2. Foreign-country Money Judgments - California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1714

1714.  As used in this chapter:
   (a) "Foreign country" means a government other than any of the
following:
   (1) The United States.
   (2) A state, district, commonwealth, territory, or insular
possession of the United States.
   (3) Any other government with regard to which the decision in this
state as to whether to recognize a judgment of that government's
courts is initially subject to determination under the Full Faith and
Credit Clause of the United States Constitution.
   (b) "Foreign-country judgment" means a judgment of a court of a
foreign country.
   (c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2018, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2018, deletes or extends
that date.


1714.  (a) "Foreign country" means a government other than any of
the following:
   (1) The United States.
   (2) A state, district, commonwealth, territory, or insular
possession of the United States.
   (3) Any other government with regard to which the decision in this
state as to whether to recognize a judgment of that government's
courts is initially subject to determination under the Full Faith and
Credit Clause of the United States Constitution.
   (b) "Foreign-country judgment" means a judgment of a court of a
foreign country. "Foreign-country judgment" includes a judgment by
any Indian tribe recognized by the government of the United States.
   (c) This section is operative on and after January 1, 2018.


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