Maine Revised Statutes

§1761. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1999, c. 486, §3 (NEW); 1999, c. 486, §6 (AFF).]

1. Petitioner.  "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.
[ 1999, c. 486, §3 (NEW); 1999, c. 486, §6 (AFF) .]
2. Respondent.  "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.
[ 1999, c. 486, §3 (NEW); 1999, c. 486, §6 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 486, §3 (NEW). 1999, c. 486, §6 (AFF).