On 26 May 2016 the European Payments Council () together with the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG) published version 7.5 of the Single Euro Payments Area () Cards Standardisation Volume (the SCS Volume) for a three-month public consultation. This document defines a standard set of requirements to enable an interoperable and scalable card and terminal infrastructure across , based on open international card standards. The SCS Volume version 7.5 consists of a series of separate books.
Here you find Book 1 (General) of the SCS Volume version 7.5 (see ‘related files’ below) which has been released for public consultation from 26 May to 12 August 2016.
Book 1 – ‘General’ highlights the relevance of harmonised standardisation requirements to achieve a for cards. It offers an introduction to the content and structure of the SCS Volume, addressing the information needs of both experts in the field and other parties interested in the subject. It reflects the document change history and the principles governing the maintenance process. Book 1 also includes the definitions of terms used in the SCS Volume.
To find all information relevant to the 2016 public consultation on version 7.5 of the SCS Volume, refer to the ‘related links’ below.