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MDB Update December 2017

MDB was held on 21st December 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary
Implementation DateOutcome
MAP CP 0287 – Review of Debt Assignment Protocol process1st November 2018Deferred
DTC CP 3510 – Data Flow updates for the Assignment of Debt in relation to Prepayment Meters1st November 2018Deferred

MRA Development Board Update November 2017

MDB was held on 30th November 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
MRA CP 0251 – Balance Agreement and Transfer for SmartThis change seeks to add a new clause into the MRA to facilitate a new MRA Agreed Procedure called the Balance Agreement and Transfer for Smart 1st November 2018 Deferred
MAP CP 0293 – Balance Agreement and Transfer for SmartThis change seeks to introduce a new MRA Agreed Procedure called the Balance Agreement and Transfer for Smart. 1st November 2018 Deferred
DTC CP 3521 – Balance Agreement and Transfer for SmartThis change seeks to add new Data Items and Data Flows to facilitate a new MRA Agreed Procedure called the Balance Agreement and Transfer for Smart. 1st November 2018 Deferred
DTC CP 3520 – ET Reason Code clarificationThis change seeks to amend the J1671 Data Item to maintain consistency with the associated MAP10 ET Reason Code clarification change (MAP CP 0292). 1st November 2018 Accepted
MAP CP 0292 – MAP10 ET Reason Rejection Code ClarificationThis change seeks to amend MAP10 to provide additional clarity over the correct usage of ET Reason Codes and to provide further guidance on the correct usage of rejection reason codes. 1st November 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3522 – BBC Commissioning Data FlowsThis change seeks to introduce a set of two Data Flows for the BSC Meter Commissioning Process. 1st November 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3523 – Creation of a new Flow to reject a D0170 request from MOA to DNO to send a D0215This change proposes to create a new Data Flow to allow a DNO to reject a request for a D0215 request sent by a MOA via a D0170 Data Flow. 1st November 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0137 – Delete WP74 from WPPSThis change seeks to remove WP74 from the WPPS. 28th June 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0139 – Delete WP75 from WPPSThis change seeks to remove WP75 from WPPS. 28th June 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3525 – New rules in Annex D to incorporate rules previously in WP75This change adds rules to Annex D for the use of “Data and Time” (J0016) in D0010 for the HH market. 28th June 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0138 – Delete WP129 from WPPSThis change seeks to remove WP129 from the WPPS. 28th June 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3524 – New rules in Annex C to incorporate rules previously in WP129This change seeks to add rules into Annex C to inform the NHH DP how to complete the D0290 Data Flow with the required data by teh NHHDR. 28th June 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0140 – Delete WP66 from WPPSThis change seeks to delete redundant WP66 (Change of Measurement Class – NHH to HH) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules already being set out in detail under the BSCP. 28th June 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0141 – Delete WP116 from WPPSThis change seeks to delete redundant WP116 from WPPS. 28th June 2018 Accepted

MRA Development Board October 2017

MDB was held on 26th October 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
WPPS CP 0135 – Remove WP45 from WPPS

Delete redundant WP45 (NHH Metering – Timing of when D0052 may be sent) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules for when a D0052 Data Flow should be sent and what needs to be done should any mismatches between the D0052, D0149, D0150 are set out in detail under the BSCP 514.

22nd February 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0136 – Delete WP61 from WPPS

Delete redundant WP61 (Data content of D0148 between a Supplier and its Agents in the NHH and HH Markets) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules already being set out in detail under the BSCP 514.

22nd February 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0134- Remove WP28 from WPPS 

Delete redundant WP28 (Usage of Service Reference and Service Level Reference) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules being added into, Annex C (Rules for the completion of Data Flows).

22nd February 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3519 – Add rules to Annex C on use of DTC J0275 and J0274 on D0011 and D0155

To add rules to Annex C on use of DTC J0275 – Service Level Reference & J0274 – Service Reference on D011, D0153 and D0155.

22nd February 2018 Accepted

MRA Development Board August 2017

MDB was held on 31st August 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
DTC CP 3515 – Allowing he use of the underscore

This change seeks to allow the use of the underscore within the new Requestor Contact Email Data Item, added as part of DTC CP 3508.

22nd February 2018 Accepted
WPPS CP 0130 – Delete WP143

This change seeks to delete redundant WP143 (Large Scale Disconnections Initiated by Local Authorities) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) as it was replaced by MAP21 in 2015.

2nd November 2017 Accepted
WPPS CP 0132 – Delete WP16 from WPPS

This change seeks to delete the redundant WP16 (MPAS – Differentiation between Supplier Full or Partial Refresh (D0204)) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules being added into Annex C (Rules for the completion of Data Flows)

22nd February 2018 Deferred
DTC CP 3516 – Add notes to Annex C D0204 Full or Partial Refreshes

Add rules for completion of Full or Partial Refreshes using the D0204 (Selective or Full Refresh of MPAS Details) Data Flow into Annex C (Rules for the Completion of Data Flows)

22nd February 2018 Deferred
WPPS CP 0133 – Delete WP36 from WPPS  

Delete redundant WP36 (NHHDA requirement and MPAS usage of file number and instruction number) from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules being added into the specific J0109 and J0330 Data Items within Annex D (Data Item Catalogue).

22nd February 2018 Accepted
DTC CP 3517 – Add rules to Annex D Notes field for specific J0109 and J0330

Add wording to Annex D Notes Field for specific J0109 (Instruction Number) and J0330 (File Sequence Number) Data Items.

22nd February 2018 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0290 – Market share calculation for distribution of unallocated prepayment key transactions

To ensure the distribution transactions are only allocated to Suppliers who were operating the Key infrastructure.

22nd February 2018 Accept Modified

MRA Development Board July 2017

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

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
DTC CP 3512– Amending J1824 – Asset Condition Code

This change seeks to make changes to J1824 (Asset Condition Code) Data Item, following a series of workgroups involving MOCOPA, the ENA and the AMO.

22nd February 2018 Accept Modified
WPPS CP 0131 – Delete WP20 from WPPS

Remove redundant WP20 (Use of Checksum with User File Format (UFF)) flows from the Working Practice Product Set (WPPS) due to the rules being added into, Data Transfer Handbook Section 3 (Part 5) – User File Design Specification (UFDS)

2nd November 2017 Accept Modified

MRA Development Board June 2017 Update

There was only one change voted on at the June MDB meeting, (MAP CP 0290).

This change was deferred and will be discussed at a later MDB.

MRA Development Board (MDB) May Update

MDB was held on 25th May 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
MAP CP 0289 – To reference Schedule 38 in MAP 24

Update MAP 24 (Smart Prepayment Change of Supplier Exceptions Process) to reference SPAA Schedule 39 rather than Schedule 38.

29th June 2017 Accepted

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

MRA Development Board March 2017 Update

MDB was held on 30th March 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
MAP CP 0284 – Change MAP 12 to remove reference to passing data outside the DTN

This change seeks to amend MAP 12 to reduce the risk of customer’s data beings sent outside the secure Data Transfer Network

2nd November 2017 Accepted

 

MRA Development Board February 2017 Update

MDB was held on 23rd February 2017. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
WPPS CP 0129 – Removal of Working Practice WP39

This CP seeks to remove the, now redundant, WP39.

29th June 2017 Accepted