To ensure consistent, uniform understanding of and compliance with the multiple listing policies of the National Association, all changes incorporated into the National Association’s Handbook on Multiple Listing Policy become effective January 1 of the year following their approval by the Board of Directors of the National Association of REALTORS®. Unless specifically provided otherwise by the National Association’s Board of Directors, associations and multiple listing services shall have sixty (60) days from the effective date of new or amended policies to adopt them locally. (Amended 05/15) M