MRA Development Board (MDB) Update April

MDB was held on 27th April 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
MAP CP 0285 – Reformatting of MAP18

Update MAP 18 (The MRA Agreed Procedure for the GDCC) such that paragraphs are numbered. This provides for a more robust and clear baseline against which future changes can be drafted.

29th June 2017 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0286 – Reformatting of MAP20

 Update MAP20 (The MRA Agreed Procedure for the Recovery and Distribution of GDAA Quarterly Payments) such that paragraphs are numbered. This provides for a more robust and clear baseline against which future changes can be drafted.

29th June 2017 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0250 – Updating MRA Schedule 14 to reflect the latest version of the MPRS

Proposes to remove the Cost of Transactions drafting from MAP14. This will prevent contractual agreements from being included within formal governance.

2nd November 2017 Accepted
MAP CP 0288 – Publication of Approved Party Information

To allow for the publication of information on the MRASCo Website relating to those MRA parties who are within and have completed Controlled Market Entry (CME).

2nd November 2017 Accepted
MAP CP 0287 – Review of Debt Assignment Protocol

This CP seeks to amend MAP13 and the ‘DAP Flows’ (D0306, D0307, D0308 and D0309). This is to reflect an IREG review of the process and to resolve issues with mismatch of customer names and to improve the overall timetable of events.

  Deferred
MAP CP 0249 – Amend MRA Clause 30 to facilitate the issue of a new Data Flow for Meter Payment Mode

This change seeks to amend the drafting of MAP18 in line with initial recommendations from the MRASCo Security Expert Group (SEG), to provide clarity to parties regarding their rights and obligations, as well as providing a robust baseline against which further security related changes can be developed.

  Deferred
DTC CP 3510 – Data Flows Updates for Assignment of Debt in Relation to Prepayment

This change seeks to amend the Debt Assignment Protocol (DAP) Data Flows (D0306, D0307, D0308 and D0309) in line with the changes to MAP13 (Procedure for the Assignment of Debt in Relation to Prepayment Meters). A number of superfluous Data Items have been removed along with mandating the use of the Data Flows over the Data Transfer Network (DTN).

  Deferred
DTC CP 3509 – New Address Flow

The new Data Flow is to be sent on confirmation of a Change of Supplier (CoS) Loss to notify the New Supplier by the Old Supplier as whether the meter is being operated as a Pay As You Go (PAYG) or not.

February 2018 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0289 – To reference ‘Schedule 38’ in MAP24

This CP seeks to amend a reference within MAP 24.

Discussed at MDB on 25th May 2017 Impact Assessment