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Subsidiary Documents

The Subsidiary Documents provide the detail behind the EECS Rules, addressing such matters as: registry databases, assessments & reviews, decision-making, member agents, change management and assignment of codes.

AIB-EECS-SD01: Assessment Panels - release 3.7
This addresses convening, reporting, conduct, membership & composition, and terms of reference of Assessment Panels. This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 8th June 2018. Its effective date is 11th June 2018.

AIB-EECS-SD02 Voting Rights - Release 2.1
This addresses admission, expulsion and changes to Documents. This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 23 September 2011. Its (retrospective) effective date is 1 September 2011, subject to the provisions of EECS Rules section M11, "TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS".

AIB-EECS-SD03: EECS Registration Databases - Release 7.3 (also known as HubCom)
This contains information about data standards, transfer interface protocol, performance standards and testing of systems and transfer links. This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 8th June 2018. Its effective date is 8th June 2018.

AIB-EECS-SD04: Members Agents and Measurement Bodies - Release 2.1
This addresses processing of applications for Members' Agents and Measurement Bodies (by a Domain Scheme Assessment Panel). This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 23 September 2011. Its (retrospective) effective date is 1 September 2011, subject to the provisions of EECS Rules section M11, "TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS".

AIB-EECS-SD05: Change Management - Release 3.1
This addresses applications for change, analysis, consideration and implementation of change. This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 23 September 2011. Its (retrospective) effective date is 1 September 2011, subject to the provisions of EECS Rules section M11, "TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS".

AIB-EECS-SD06: Assignment of Codes - Release 2.1
This addresses codes for Members, Domains and Technologies This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 23 September 2011. Its (retrospective) effective date is 1 September 2011, subject to the provisions of EECS Rules section M11, "TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS".

AIB-EECS-SD07 Review Procedures - Release 5
This documents (and the proformas and guidance note) addresses reviews of the PRO, Domain Schemes and Subsidiary Documents. This version was approved by the General Meeting of AIB members on 15th March 2019, for implementation on 18th March 2019.

AIB-EECS-SD07 Review Proformas - Release 5
These forms are provided for the use of reviewers of Domain Protocols according to SD07 (Review Procedures). They were last updated after the Brussels GM in March 2019.

Guidance Note 1 - Peer Review version 3
The EECS Rules address the task of verifying that Issuing Bodies operate according to the rules, including: Peer Review of the documents submitted by an applicant Audit of the operations of an existing for compliance with its domain protocol, and with the EECS Rules. This document gives an overview over the work of Assessment Panels and describes in detail how to conduct a peer review and how to report in a standardised way. It was inspired by the ISO 9001 quality management system and the "Guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing".

AIB-EECS-SD09 Independent Criteria Schemes - release 1.0
This addresses the application for recognition of, and administration of Independent Criteria Schemes (ICS's). This version was formally approved by the General Meeting of AIB members held on 13 March 2014. Its effective date is 17 March 2014.

EECS-SD10 Professional Reviewers - release 1.0
The purpose of this EECS Rules subsidiary document is to set out the detailed procedural and technical matters associated with Professional Reviewers. Specifically, this will include guidelines for appointing and monitoring Professional Reviewers and the terms of reference of the Professional Reviewers Group.