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The DC Code: § 16-4603.01 Definitions.

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

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

1
"Petitioner" means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child-custody determination.
2
"Respondent" means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child-custody determination.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-293, see notes following § 16-4601.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 301 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (1997 Act). See 9, Part IA, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4603.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(d), 48 DCR 2214.)