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Rule 4003-1. Exemptions

(a) OBJECTIONS. An objection to a claim of exemption shall be made by motion. If an amendment to a claim of exemption is filed after an objection has been filed, the objection shall be deemed an objection to the amended claim of exemption. If an objection was filed and not withdrawn and the court did not rule on the objection before the case was closed, the objection shall be deemed withdrawn.

(b) CERTIFICATE.

    (1) Form; Issuance. Except as provided in subparagraph (2) of this paragraph, the clerk shall, upon request, issue a certificate regarding property claimed as exempt. The certificate shall conform substantially to Local Form 4003-1, and copies of schedule C and any amendments shall be attached.

    (2) Time.

        (aa) Chapter 7, 12 and 13 Cases. Unless the court orders otherwise, the clerk shall not issue a certificate less than 31 days after: 1) the first date set for the meeting of creditors or 2) the date on which the schedule C or any amendment thereto was filed, whichever is later. The clerk also shall not issue a certificate if: 1) the trustee in a chapter 7 case has timely filed a notice of nonconcluded meeting of creditors and the trustee has not filed a report indicating that the meeting has been concluded ; 2) any objection to a claim of exemption has been filed, whether or not an amended schedule C has been filed, unless the objection has been resolved, in which event the clerk shall note the results of such resolution on the certificate; or 3) the time for filing objections has been extended and the period has not expired.

        (bb) Chapter 11 Cases. Unless ordered otherwise, the clerk shall not issue a certificate until after confirmation of a plan.