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Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006


Section 37: Jurisdiction: actions for declarator of recognition of certain foreign decrees

56.This section provides rules as to the jurisdiction of the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court in actions where a pursuer is seeking recognition or non-recognition in Scotland of a decree of divorce, nullity or separation granted in a country outwith the European Union.

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