Central Authority

Central Authority means the entity designated as such under Article 6 of the Convention by any Convention country or, in the case of the United States, the United States Department of State. Except as specified in this Part, Central Authority also means, solely for purposes of this Part, an individual who or entity that is performing a Central Authority function, having been authorized to do so by the designated Central Authority, in accordance with the Convention and the law of the Central Authority's country.


8 CFR § 204.301

Scoping language

The definitions in 22 CFR 96.2 apply to this subpart C. In addition, as used in this subpart C, the term:

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