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Code of Practice (PDF)

The Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP) has closed, and been replaced by the Retail Energy Code (REC).

Until 31 August 2021 SMICoP specified the minimum standards in relation to the Customer facing aspects of the installation of Smart Metering Systems.​ After 1 September 2021 these obligations sit under the Retail Energy Code (REC).

Queries about Smart Meter installation standards and the current regulations can be directed via the REC Portal Alternatively the REC Service Desk can be reached via or 0800 640 4300

The table below contains the current version of the SMICoP and also details which Change Requests were implemented in this version of the Code.

Version Name Date Published File Size Change Requests Implemented
7.3SMICoP v7.301/07/20211,013.13 KB-