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.
“(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, this title and the amendments made by this title [enacting this chapter and sections
1452 of this title, amending sections
1930 of this title, sections
8344 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees, and section
105 of Title
11, Bankruptcy, enacting provisions set out as notes preceding section
151 of this title and under sections
1334 of this title and section
8331 of Title
5, amending provisions set out as notes preceding sections
1471 of this title and section
101 of Title
11, and repealing provisions set out as notes preceding sections
1471 of this title] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [July 10, 1984].
1334(c)(2) of title
28, United States Code, and section
1411(a) of title
28, United States Code, as added by this Act, shall not apply with respect to cases under title 11 of the United States Code that are pending on the date of enactment of this Act [July 10, 1984], or to proceedings arising in or related to such cases.
108(b) [enacting provisions set out as a note under section
634 of this title], 113 [amending provisions set out as a note preceding section
101 of Title
11, Bankruptcy], and 121(e) [enacting provisions set out as a note preceding section
151 of this title] shall take effect on June 27, 1984.”
Pub. L. 98–353, title I, § 119,July 10, 1984, 98 Stat. 344, provided that: “If any provision of this Act [see Short Title of 1984 Amendment note above] or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of that provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, is not affected thereby.”
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