188.8.131.52 Regulations and Judicial Policies
The Executive Office for United States Trustees has adopted regulations governing various subjects within the ambit of its authority, including requirements for credit counseling agencies and providers of financial education, and the procedures for debtor audits. The final rules can be found in Appendix C.2 and C.5, infra. The Executive Office for United States Trustees has also promulgated “Best Practices” to be followed by chapter 7 and chapter 13 trustees in requesting documents from consumer debtors.100
The Judicial Conference and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts have adopted bankruptcy case policies on several topics, including guidance on implementing the chapter 7 fee waiver provisions and the protection of tax information in bankruptcy cases. The policies can be found in Appendix C.1, infra.