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Notice of the determination of reciprocity in accordance with § 1 para 2 of foreign Maintenance Act AUG § 1Abs2Bek 09-1988 copy date: 27.09.1988 full quotation: "notice beyond the notion of reciprocity in accordance with section 1, paragraph 2, of the foreign Maintenance Act of 27 September 1988 (BGBl. I S. 1784)" footnote (+++ text detection from: 7.10.1988 +++) - on the basis of § 1 para 2 of the foreign Maintenance Act of December 19, 1986 (BGBl. I S. 2563) is made known, that reciprocity in the meaning of this Act in relation to following States is guaranteed : 1. in the United States of America: Arizona Arkansas Hawaii Louisiana Michigan Oklahoma Texas 2.
In Canada: New Brunswick this notice is issued in connection to the notice of July 1, 1988 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1041).
The Federal Minister of Justice
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