How to stop due dates from being set in the past?

JIRA v6.1.5 with JIRA Agile v6.4.4

When opening a new ticket, it's possible to set the due date to a date in the past. What does my JIRA team need to change in order to block this action? 

Essentially I am trying to prevent ticket creators from saying "I'm making this today, but it was due last week."

We have noticed this carries over from cloned tickets as well.

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Hi,

Check out the free plugin JIRA Suite Utilities: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.googlecode.jira-suite-utilities

They have date validation options you can put on your "Create" transition which can prevent a due date from being set in the past.

Thanks @Sana Safai. Can't figure out how this works though. Do you know where instructions are? 

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