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The DC Code: § 16-2365 Termination decrees of other jurisdictions.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

If the parent and child relationship has been terminated by judicial decree in another jurisdiction that decree, unless it is against the public policy of the District of Columbia, shall have the same force and effect in the District of Columbia as to matters within the jurisdiction of the District of Columbia court.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2365. 1973 Ed., § 16-2365. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2365 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 410, 24 DCR 3341.)