(a) Standing Orders. By vote of a majority of the judges, the court may from time to time issue standing orders dealing with administrative concerns or with matters of temporary or local significance. Each standing order, unless expressly made effective until further order, will include the effective date a n d the expiration date. Standing orders have the same force and effect as other rules of the court. They are numbered consecutively by calendar year (e.g., 98-1) and are set out in Part XVI of these rules. They must be cited as D. Kan. S.O. 98-1, e.g.
(b) Mandated Rules. Mandated rules are those adopted (1) in compliance with statute or the Federal Rules of Procedure (civil or criminal); or (2) by direction of a superior court; or (3) subject to approval by an external reviewing panel.
(c) Amendment. D. Kan. Rule 83.1.1 does not apply to the adoption, amendment, or rescission of standing orders and mandated rules. Standing orders and mandated rules may be adopted, amended, or rescinded by action of a majority of the judges.
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