Hawaii Revised Statutes 576b-105 Application of Chapter to Resident of Foreign Country and Foreign Support Proceeding.


Article heading reenacted by L 2015, c 77, pt of §1.

§576B-105 Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding. (a) A tribunal of this State shall apply Articles 1 through 6 and, as applicable, Article 7, to a support proceeding involving:

(1) A foreign support order;

(2) A foreign tribunal; or

(3) An obligee, obligor, or child residing in a foreign country.

(b) A tribunal of this State that is requested to recognize and enforce a support order on the basis of comity may apply the procedural and substantive provisions of Articles 1 through 6.

(c) Article 7 applies only to a support proceeding under the Convention. In such a proceeding, if a provision of Article 7 is inconsistent with Articles 1 through 6, Article 7 controls. [L 2015, c 77, pt of §1]

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