In November 2021, the published the version 2.0 of the dedicated clarification paper on the Direct Debit ( ) Core and Business-to-Business (B2B) rulebooks.
The paper addresses operational aspects related to the and rulebooks and seeks to ensure consistent implementation of the two direct debit rulebooks by payment service providers participating in the schemes. The paper, which will be updated from time to time, as required, provides guidance and, where feasible, recommendations to scheme participants on how to handle situations that are not described in the rulebooks.
This document applies to the current applicable 2021 and rulebooks. One section also provides clarifications about the 2023 and rulebooks.
The only change in this version is the use of the term ‘ ’ (Payment Service Provider) throughout all sections. As of the and rulebooks entering into force in November 2021, the term ‘Bank’ has been changed into ‘ ’.