GCO 1996-2

September 19, 1996

ADOPTION OF DISCIPLINARY RULES
AND PROCEDURES

     The Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia, pursuant to the Chief Justice's rulemaking authority under FSM Const. art. XI, 9(c), is, effective October 1, 1996, issuing Disciplinary Rules and Procedures.  The Court has heretofore been operating under interim rules of disciplinary procedure.  The rules adopted by this General Court Order supplant those rules and apply to any disciplinary proceedings docketed after their effective date of October 1, 1996.  All members of the FSM Supreme Court Bar are encouraged to examine these rules carefully.

     NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Disciplinary Rules and Procedures attached hereto are adopted effective October 1, 1996.  The rules govern all disciplinary action docketed after their effective date.

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