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Limit Combobox to only 1 instance in the records

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Experts,

I have this form with cboBankType.
The form is Continous Forms with underlying table : tblBanks_Participating
ID = BankEnterID

I want to limit a users input on this cboBankType to only 1 occurence of a "Initial Issuing Bank" (the ID is =1 on this BankType)...meaning that there can only be 1 "Initial Issuing Bank".

When creating records, How can I limit a duplicate entry on cboBankType for only when the cboBankType ID is =1 which corresponds to  "Initial Issuing Bank"? (this means that the previous record has this banktype description already)...

cboBankType [BankType field name] has this as a row source:
SELECT tblBankType_dropbox.BankTypeID, tblBankType_dropbox.BankType FROM tblBankType_dropbox ORDER BY tblBankType_dropbox.BankTypeID;

Please ask if you have questions.  I am thinking that possibly there is some type of Validation rule you can setup or something pretty simple to limit to only one "Iniital Issuing Bank".
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