commencement of proceedings

(3) the term “commencement of proceedings”, as used in article 12 of the Convention, means, with respect to the return of a child located in the United States, the filing of a petition in accordance with subsection (b) of this section.


22 USC § 9003(f)(3)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (chapter 97) of this section.
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