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(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2018, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2018, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 243, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2015. Repealed as of January 1, 2018, by its own provisions. See later operative version added by Sec. 3 of Stats. 2014, Ch. 243.)

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