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Act 20 of 2008
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UNIFORM FOREIGN-COUNTRY MONEY JUDGMENTS RECOGNITION ACT

Act 20 of 2008

AN ACT to revise the standards under which courts of this state recognize foreign money judgments; to establish procedures for the recognition of foreign money judgments; to limit the time within which an action to enforce a foreign money judgment may be commenced; to make uniform the law relating to the enforcement of foreign money judgments; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.


History: 2008, Act 20, Imd. Eff. Mar. 7, 2008


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 691.1131SectionShort title.
Section 691.1132SectionDefinitions.
Section 691.1133SectionApplicability of act; scope.
Section 691.1134SectionForeign-country judgment; recognition by court; burden for establishing ground for nonrecognition.
Section 691.1135SectionLack of personal jurisdiction; refusal of recognition prohibited; conditions; bases.
Section 691.1136SectionRecognition of foreign-country judgment; raising action as original matter; raising action by counterclaim, cross-claim, or affirmative defense.
Section 691.1137SectionForeign-country judgment; findings.
Section 691.1138SectionAppeal; stay of proceedings.
Section 691.1139SectionRecognition of foreign-country judgment; commencement of action.
Section 691.1140SectionApplicability and construction of act; promotion of uniformity of law.
Section 691.1141SectionRecognition of foreign-country judgment under principles of comity.
Section 691.1142SectionApplicability of act.
Section 691.1143SectionRepeal of MCL 691.1151 to 691.1159.
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