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2022 User Agreement and Related Policies

Following the industry consultation and a subsequent review period for the proposed amendments to the 2022 legal documentation, the 2022 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 2022. 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 2022 service provision, was published on 1st July 2021. The Final Report presents a final snapshot of changes to be taken forward in 2022.  This final report should be read in conjunction with the 2022 Industry Consultation Questions document.

Consultation Paper

A webinar to address consultation related queries took place on Thursday 13th May 2021. The webinar set out the key themes in the DSB Consultation Paper of 2021. The purpose of the webinar was to provide industry with an opportunity to submit any questions following publication of the consultation paper on 30th Apr 2021.  The consultation closed at 5pm UTC on Monday 31st May 2021. The accompanying slide deck is designed to work in conjunction with the consultation document. Access the recording using the buttons on the right-hand side.


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

No responses were received within the consultation period.

Feedback received outside of consultations:

Consultation Timeline

Publication of DSB Consultation Paper (CP) Fri 30 Apr 2021
WebinarThu 13 May 2021
Industry feedback on the CPFri 30 Apr - Mon 31 May 2021
Final Consultation Report publicationThu 1 Jul 2021
DSB 2022 draft Access & Usage Agreement (UA) publication Tue 10 Aug 2021
Deadline for industry feedback on proposed UA changesFri 3 Sep 2021
DSB 2022 final UA publication Fri 17 Sep 2021
User termination deadlineFri 1 Oct 2021
Annual User fees for 2022 calculatedMon 4 Oct 2021
2022 User fees publishedWed 6 Oct 2021