Rules of Practice and Procedure effective September 15, 2011 - page 9

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(Content of Motions), but is not governed by Rule 26(b)
(Extension of Time).
(d) Combined Motions Prohibited.
A motion to stay
the Court's proceedings may not be combined with any other
motion. The Clerk will return any motion that violates this
subsection.
Practitioner's Note: At the time these Rules
were promulgated, the organization
operating under the provisions of Public Law
No. 102-229 was The Veterans Consortium
Pro Bono Program.
RULE 6. PROTECTION OF PRIVACY
See also
Rule 48 (Sealing of Cases) and
E-Rule 4 (Locked Documents, Redaction)
(a) Public Records.
Court records are public records
and once filed are not protected by Federal privacy statutes or
regulations. Pursuant to the Court's E-Rules, certain
documents are locked; parties may seek to have additional
documents locked (
see
E-Rules 4 and 1(a)(4)) or sealed
pursuant to Rule 48 (Sealing of Cases). Therefore, parties shall
refrain from putting a VA claims file number or other personal
identifier (e.g., Social Security number, date of birth, financial
account number, name of minor child) on any filings not
locked or sealed; use of the Court's docket number is sufficient
identification. In addition, parties shall redact any VA claims
file number or other personal identifier from other documents
submitted to the Court that are not locked or sealed.
(b) Uniformity.
For purposes of uniformity redactions
should be made as follows:
(1) for Social Security numbers, use only the last four
digits,
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,...88
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