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Act to Implement Certain Legal Instruments in the Field of International Family Law
(International Family Law Procedure Act – IFLPA)

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Übersetzung durch Brian Duffett.

Translation provided by Brian Duffett.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 6 des Gesetzes vom 8.7.2014 (BGBl. I S. 890)

Version information: The translation includes the amendment(s) to the Act by Article 6 of the Act of 8.7.2014 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 890)

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Division 1
Scope of application; definitions
Section 1Scope of application
Section 2Definitions of terms
Division 2
Central Authority; Youth Welfare Office
Section 3Designation of the Central Authority
Section 4Translations in the case of incoming applications
Section 5Translations in the case of outgoing applications
Section 6Performance of tasks by the Central Authority
Section 7Ascertainment of whereabouts
Section 8Recourse to the Higher Regional Court
Section 9Youth Welfare Office participation in proceedings
Division 3
Court jurisdiction and concentration of jurisdiction
Section 10Local jurisdiction over recognition and enforcement
Section 11Local jurisdiction pursuant to the Hague Child Abduction Convention
Section 12Concentration of jurisdiction
Section 13Concentration of jurisdiction over other family matters
Section 13aProceedings on cross-border transfer
Division 4
General rules of court
Section 14Family Court proceedings
Section 15Provisional orders
Division 5
Admission of compulsory enforcement, recognition finding and restoration of custody of children
Subdivision 1
Admission of compulsory enforcement at first instance
Section 16Application
Section 17Person authorised to accept service
Section 18 Ex parte proceedings
Section 19Special provisions regarding the European Custody Convention
Section 20Decision
Section 21Notification of the decision
Section 22Decision coming into effect
Section 23Endorsement for enforcement
Subdivision 2
Complaint
Section 24Filing a complaint; time limit for a complaint
Section 25Objections to the claim to be enforced
Section 26Proceedings and decision on the complaint
Section 27Order for immediate effect
Subdivision 3
Complaint on a point of law
Section 28Complaint on a point of law permitted
Section 29Filing, and grounds for, a complaint on a point of law
Section 30Proceedings and decision on a complaint on a point of law
Section 31Order for immediate effect
Subdivision 4
Establishment of recognition
Section 32Recognition finding
Subdivision 5
Restoration of custody of children
Section 33Order to deliver the child
Subdivision 6
Revocation or amendment of orders
Section 34Proceedings for revocation or amendment
Section 35Compensation for unjustified enforcement
Subdivision 7
Court action to oppose enforcement
Section 36Court action to oppose enforcement in respect of titles concerning the costs of the proceedings
Division 6
Proceedings pursuant to the Hague Child Abduction Convention
Section 37Applicability
Section 38Expedited proceedings
Section 39Transmission of decisions
Section 40Effect of the decision; appellate remedy
Section 41Determination of wrongfulness
Section 42Submission of applications to the Local Court
Section 43Legal aid and advice
Division 7
Enforcement
Section 44Coercive measures; enforcement proprio motu
Division 8
Cross-border placement
Section 45Competence for consent to placement
Section 46Consultation procedure
Section 47Approval of the Family Court
Division 9
Certificates concerning national decisions pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 2201/2003
Section 48Issuance of certificates
Section 49Rectification of certificates
Division 10
Costs
Section 50 to 53(repealed)
Section 54Translations
Division 11
Transitional provisions
Section 55Transitional provisions for Regulation (EC) No. 2201/2003
Section 56Transitional provisions for the Custody Conventions Implementation Act