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In each judicial district, the bankruptcy judges in regular active service shall constitute a unit of the district court to be known as the bankruptcy court for that district. Each bankruptcy judge, as a judicial officer of the district court, may exercise the authority conferred under this chapter with respect to any action, suit, or proceeding and may preside alone and hold a regular or special session of the court, except as otherwise provided by law or by rule or order of the district court.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 28 U.S.C. § 151 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 151. Designation of bankruptcy courts - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-28-judiciary-and-judicial-procedure/28-usc-sect-151.html
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