Clarification paper on SEPA Direct Debit Core and SEPA Direct Debit Business-to-Business rulebooks

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 ‘ ’.

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