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32. How do I submit an expense claim for attending a Panel or Sub-Committee meeting?

SECCo is able to reimburse reasonable travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses. To make an expense claim, please complete the Sub-Committee Members Expense Form found here and send this to SECASFinance@gemserv.com and Louise Evans (louise.evans@gemserv.com). Please include scanned copies of your receipts.

Full details can be found in the SEC Panel Expenses Policy here.

31. How do I appoint an Alternate to attend the Panel or a Sub-Committee on my behalf?

“Please email the meeting secretary on behalf of the Sub-Committee or SECAS@gemserv.com,

noting you wish to update your details and we will send you the relevant form.”

30. When are Panel and Sub-Committee elections held?

“The Panel and each of its Sub-Committees have annual elections staggered across the year. An interim election is also arranged for the Panel, should any members leave the Panel within a term.

The term of office for members is set at 24 months to assist with maintaining knowledge within the Sub-Committee meaning an annual election will be held for half of the membership of each Sub-Committee each year.

If a new member joins a Sub-Committee after the date of the annual election, their term of office will be aligned with the nearest upcoming annual review.”

29. How do I become a member of the Panel or one of its Sub-Committees?

“The Panel and each of its Sub-Committees have an annual election during which a call for nominations is issued for the current vacancies. If you are interested in fulfilling a vacancy outside of this period, simply email SECAS@gemserv.com

expressing your interest in the chosen Sub-Committee and provide a short summary of your experience within the industry. The meeting secretary will then share this information with the applicable Sub-Committee Chair and contact you to provide a nomination form.”

28. How do I access secure Meeting Documentation?

All secure meeting documentation is stored on an Egress Secure workspace. When becoming a member of the Panel or a Sub-Committee, SECAS will grant you relevant access upon creating an Egress account.

27. Where can I find details of, and meeting documentation for SEC meetings?

All confirmed SEC meetings are scheduled on the Meetings Calendar of the SEC website. Meeting documentation including meeting minutes are published on the individual calendar entry for that specific meeting.

26. What is the Code Administration Code of Practice (CACoP)?

The Code Administration Code of Practice (CACoP) is a cross-Code document that aims to provide consistency in the approach and level of service provided by Code Administrators. It contains 14 principles to facilitate consistency and transparency in the Code modification processes and protect the interests of smaller market participants and consumers. For more details, please see our CACoP webpage.

25. Who can I contact with any questions on a modification?

Please contact the Lead Analyst for that modification page or email SEC.Change@gemserv.com.

24. How can I receive updates on modifications?

If you would like to be added to our distribution list to receive updates on modifications, including new Draft Proposals raised, consultations issued and final decisions made, please email SEC.Change@gemserv.com.

23. Where can I find the latest version of the SEC?

The latest version of the SEC can be found on CodeWorks, with supporting documents and a consolidated version available on the Smart Energy Code webpage. The SEC Document Log lists all SEC documentation and their current version.

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