Bunker Totally under Repair Is Ground under Repair and Part of Through the GreenRoG, Definitions, Ground under Repair and Through the Green, Rule 25-1b(i) and 25-1c (i); Decision 25/13. Temporary Local Rule. Revised 2014-11-30.
IN DEPTH: From Decision 25/13: "If a bunker is being renovated and the Committee defines the entire bunker as ground under repair, the bunker loses its status as a hazard and is automatically classified as through the green. Therefore, unless the Committee specifically states otherwise, Rule 25-1-b(i) applies, not Rule 25-1b(ii)." 
 
The Committee may define a whole bunker, for exemple when it is built, renovated or re-turfed, as ground under repair and that it is part of through the green. Such a bunker may be identified by a blue stake placed inside the bunker. A player whose ball lies in or touches the bunker or who has interference from such a bunker may either play the ball as it lies or take relief, without penalty under Rule 25-1b(i). If it is known or virtually certain that a ball that has not been found is in the bunker the player may take relief without penalty under Rule 25-1c (i).
The Committee may decide that play from the area is prohibited and then the player must take relief, without penalty, under Rule 25-1b(i)-click to link

Note that the bunker ought to have a sign that states that it is ground under repair and part of through the green.

Suggested wording. This Rule shall always stand under its own headline.

Bunker Totally under Repair Is Ground under Repair and Part of Through the Green. 
Bunker/bunkers totally under repair on hole ... , identified by ... , is ground under repair and is part of through the green. If the ball lies in or touches the bunker or if the bunker interferes with the players stance or the area of the intended swing the player may either play the ball as it lies or take relief, without penalty, under Rule 25-1b(i) or 25-1c(i).
Penalty: Match play - Loss of hole; Stroke play - Two strokes.
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