Model Agreement for EPC Recognised Auditors for the e-Mandate Feature of the SDD Schemes

Direct debit
SDD mandate

Annex VII of the Direct Debit Rulebooks (the e-Mandate Option) establishes the framework for direct debit mandates created through the use of electronic channels (e-Mandates), and envisages the use of Certification Authorities to certify the Validation Service Providers and Routing Service Providers who will participate in the e-Mandate Service.

requires that those Certification Authorities undergo periodic audits of their activities and demonstrate continued compliance with the requirements set out by for Certification Authorities to be approved under the e-Mandates Service (see EPC292-09).

This model agreement sets out the terms on which the auditor will perform those audit functions and services.


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