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Notice of the determination of reciprocity in accordance with § 1 para 2 of foreign Maintenance Act AUG § 1Abs2Bek 03-1988 copy date: 14.03.1988 full quotation: "notice beyond the notion of reciprocity in accordance with section 1, paragraph 2, of the foreign Maintenance Act of March 14, 1988 (BGBl. I p. 351)" footnote (+++ text detection from: 24 3.1988 +++) - on the basis of § 1 para 2 of the foreign Maintenance Act of December 19, 1986 (BGBl. I S. 2563) will be published , that reciprocity in the meaning of this Act in relation to following States is guaranteed: in the United States of America: New Jersey Washington West Virginia this notice was made after the notice of November 4, 1987 (BGBl. I S. 2381).
The Federal Minister of Justice
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