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Twenty-first notice about the finding of reciprocity in accordance with § 1 para 2 of foreign Maintenance Act AUG § 1Abs2Bek 21 execution date: 07.01.1997 full quotation: "twenty-first notice about the finding of reciprocity in accordance with section 1, paragraph 2, of the foreign Maintenance Act of 7 January 1997 (BGBl. I p. 155)" footnote (+++ text detection from: 7 2.1997 +++) - 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 sense of this law is guaranteed in relation to the State of Maine.
This notice is issued following the announcement of 28 October 1996 (BGBl. I S. 1733).
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