MRA Development Board (MDB) January 2016

The following Change Proposals were voted on MDB this month:

Change Proposal Summary Implementation Date Outcome
DTC CP 3480 – Introduction of new Valid Set Codes to J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) DTC CP 3480 sought to add two new reason codes to the J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) “F” and “R”, after the agreement of GDAA CP 0077 by the GDAA Panel on 20th October 2015. 30th June 2016 Deferred
DTC CP 3481 – Introduction of new Valid Set Codes to J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) GDAA CP 0076 was raised in August 2015 and if approved, requires a consequential change to the DTC to add an additional reason code of ‘N’ to the J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) Data Item. 30th June 2016 Deferred
WPPS CP 0124 – Introducing a process to resolve crossed meters into WP145 WPPS CP 0124 seeks to improve the current Working Practice (WP) 145 to resolve crossed meter issues, by introducing steps to assist Suppliers in communicating with other affected parties. 30th June 2016 Deferred
MRA CP 0237 – Amend MRA Schedule 3 to reference the correct method for sending D0301 Data Flows MRA CP 0237 proposes a housekeeping amendment to Schedule 3 of the MRA, in order to align it with the process to automate the D0301 Data Flow  under MAP10 and the DTC. 25th February 2016 Accepted
MRA CP 0238 – Update MRA Schedule 3 to include registration withdrawal MRA CP 0238 seeks to introduce references to MRA clauses and Data Flows relating to withdrawal of Registrations to Schedule 3 of the MRA. 30th June 2016 Deferred
MRA CP 0241 – Removal of references to the UPRN from the MRA MRA CP 0241 proposes to remove the reference of the UPRN from the MRA, in order to mitigate the risk that Ordnance Survey licensing requirements are placing on Suppliers and Distribution Businesses to use the UPRN data. 30th June 2016 Accept Modified
DTC CP 3486 – Amending Unique Property Reference Number Data Items to Null DTC CP 3486 proposes to remove the reference of the UPRN from Annex B of the Data Transfer Catalogue, in order to mitigate the risk that Ordnance Survey licensing requirements are placed on Suppliers and Distribution Businesses to use the UPRN data. 30th June 2016 Accepted
MRA CP 0242 – Update MRA schedule 14 to reflect the latest version of the MPRS validation rules MRA CP 0242 notes that the MRA Schedule 14 should reflect the latest version of the MPRS validation rules and therefore, should be updated to version 6.6. 25th February 2016 Accepted
MAP CP 0246 – Addition of Criteria for Multiple Supplier Issue Resolution to MAP14 MAP CP 0246 proposes to introduce multiple Supplier transaction criteria in MAP14. This will allow parties to provide evidence that a transaction should be routed to them. 5th November 2015 Withdrawn
MAP CP 0262 – Redrafting of MAP01– The MRA Disputes Process MAP CP 0262 seeks to amend the drafting of MAP01 in line with the recommendation made by MEC to review the MAP drafting. 25th February 2016 Deferred
MAP CP 0264 – Redrafting of MAP16 – MRA Event of Default and Material Breach Procedure MAP CP 0264 seeks to amend the drafting of MAP16 in line with the recommendation made by MEC to review the MAP drafting. 25th February 2016 Deferred
MAP CP 0266 – MAP08 Review following approval of BSC Modification P302 This change seeks to align MAP08 to support the new smart Change of Supplier process proposed under BSC Modification Proposal P302 ‘Improve the Change of Supplier Meter read and Settlement process for smart Meters’. 30th June 2016 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0268 – Update a reference within MAP12 (Customer Requested Objection Process) MAP CP 0268 seeks to update MAP 12 to amend a reference to the Customer Requested Objection Process. 25th February 2016 Accepted