BEIS Consultation on clarificatory changes to the Organisation Certificate Policy (OCP) and publication of the SEC Variation Testing Approach Document (SVTAD) for the Enduring Change of Supplier (ECoS) Arrangements

23 June 2021

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation on clarificatory changes to Appendix B of the SEC (the Organisation Certificate Policy) to clarify details of how a particular field in XML signing Certificates should be populated by a User not acting in a Supplier role. In addition, BEIS has published the SVTAD for ECoS. BEIS is proposing to re-designate the OCP and to designate the SVTAD for ECoS on 28 July 2021.

To respond to the consultation, please answer the consultation questions in the covering letter and send them to by 5pm on 21 July 2021.

The covering letter can be found here.

Appendix 1 to the covering letter – a change-marked version of the OCP can be found here.

Appendix 2 to the covering letter – the SVTAD for ECoS can be found here.