8 CFR § 1003.40 - Local operating procedures.
An Immigration Court having administrative control over Records of Proceedings may establish local operating procedures, provided that:
(a) Such operating procedure(s) shall not be inconsistent with any provision of this chapter;
(b) A majority of the judges of the local Immigration Court shall concur in writing therein; and
(c) The Chief Immigration Judge has approved the proposed operating procedure(s) in writing.