The agreement revision process originated from the new Statutes approved by GA10 in 2018 and went through a number of phases. As final phase the Agreements Revision Task Force was established:
The Agreements Revision Task Force (ARTF) was established in December 2020 with a mandate by the Managing Committee to produce a new set of deliverables - Agreements, Internal Regulations and Operational Procedures.
The documents produced by the ARTF were subject to an open review during May-June 2021 and final versions were made available in September 2021.
The new Agreements were approved in October 2021 and Internal Regulations in November 2021. Operational Procedures and other supporting documents were approved in February 2022.
Revised versions of the Peppol Agreements and Internal Regulations were approved in June 2022.
Below you can find links to all documents contained in the Peppol Interoperability Framework.
B. Aproved documents
B1. Peppol Agreements
The latest version 4.0.1 of the new Peppol Authority Agreement and Service Provider Agreement contain error corrections and revised guidance in Annexess. The changes with respect to version 4.00 are purely editorial and do not affect the legal provisions they contain.
The new set of Peppol Agreements entered into force on 1 July 2022.
The new PA Specific Requirements are nοw approved in their new version and replace the ones that were stated in Annex 5 of the old TIA.
With the new Peppol Interoperability Framework, PASR apply automatically across the Peppol Network to all Service Providers that offer services (have sender and/or receiver customers) located within the jurisdiction of a Peppol Authority.
In 2022, 11 Peppol Authorities have now established PASR for their jusrisdiction, whereas 5 Peppol Authorities and OpenPeppol as PA do not apply PASR. The UK PA is not signing SP Agreements at the moment.
A number of operating procedures has been developed to expand on the legal obligations assumed through the Peppol agreements and the rules and provisions in the OpenPeppol Internal Regulations for the use of the Peppol Network.
The Operational Procedures were approved by the OpenPeppol Managing Committee in its MC161 meeting on 15.02.2022 as part of the Peppol Interoperability Framework.