2021 Service Provision consultation

2021 User Fees, 2021 User Agreement and related policies

Following the industry consultation and a subsequent review period for the proposed amendments to the 2021 legal documentation, the 2021 DSB Access and Usage Agreement and Policies have been finalised.

The changes are a result of industry feedback that was received over the last 12 months, including the 2021 annual industry consultation process and based on the experience gained from the operational service, as well as editorial corrections.

The changes to the DSB Access and Usage Agreement and Policies will become effective 1st January 2021. The finalised documentation and a Summary of Amendments document, which includes a narrative of the changes, are available for download in the menu on the right.

Final Consultation Report

The Final Report on the annual consultation, related to the 2021 service provision, was published on 1st July 2020. The Final Report presents a final snapshot of changes to be taken forward in 2021 based on industry feedback from both trade associations and individual DSB users. This final report should be read in conjunction with the 2021 Industry Consultation Questions document as well as the associated industry responses which are available below.

Consultation Paper and Webinar

A webinar to address consultation related queries took place on Thursday 7th May 2020. The webinar set out the key themes in the DSB Consultation Paper of 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to provide industry with an opportunity to submit any questions following publication of the first consultation paper on 30th Apr 2020. The consultation closed at 5pm UTC on Monday 1st June 2020. The accompanying slide deck is designed to work in conjunction with the consultation document.

List of public and anonymized responses to consultation with links to PDF files:

Consultation Timeline

The DSB UPI Legal Terms and Conditions Consultation timeline is outlined below:

Publication of DSB Consultation Paper (CP) Thu 30 Apr 2020
Webinar Thu 7 May 2020
Industry feedback on the CPFri 1 May – Mon 1 Jun 2020
Final Consultation Report publicationWed 1 Jul 2020
DSB 2021 draft Access & Usage Agreement (UA) publication Mon 10 Aug 2020
Deadline for industry feedback on proposed UA changesFri 4 Sep 2020
DSB 2021 final UA publication Fri 18 Sep 2020
User termination deadlineFri 2 Oct 2020
Annual User fees for 2021 calculatedMon 5 Oct 2020
2021 User fees publishedWed 7 Oct 2020


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