Section 3405 Of Chapter 1. General Provisions From California Family Law Code >> Division 8. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1.

. (a) A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this chapter and Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 3421).
  (b) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this part must be recognized and enforced under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 3441).
  (c) A court of this state need not apply this part if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.