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B-9029-1. LOCAL RULES: GENERAL

(a)   Title and Citation

These rules shall be known as the local rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and may be cited as “S.D.Ind. B-___.”

(b)   Effective Date

These rules become effective on June 1, 2010.

(c)   Scope of Rules

These rules shall govern all bankruptcy cases and proceedings pending or commenced in the Southern District of Indiana on or after that date.

(d)   Relationship to Prior Rules; Actions Pending on Effective Date

These rules supersede all previous rules promulgated by this Court or any Judge of this Court. They shall govern all applicable proceedings brought in this Court after they take effect, and shall apply to all pending proceedings at the time they take effect, except to the extent that the Court determines that application thereof would not be feasible or would work injustice, in which event the former rules shall govern.

(e)   Modification or Suspension of Rules

In individual cases or proceedings, the Court, upon its own motion or the motion of any party, may suspend or modify any of these rules if the interests of justice so require.

(f)        Conflicts Between S.D.Ind. L.R., Local, and National Bankruptcy Rules

To the extent that any provision of the local rules for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (S.D.Ind. L.R.) differs from any provision of the local rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana or the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, then that provision of the S.D.Ind. L.R. shall not apply.