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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message

Version:D
Release:04B
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:2
Date:2004-11-23
SOURCE:TBG5 Finance

CONTENTS
Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. SCOPE
    1. Functional definition
    2. Field of application
    3. Principles
  3. REFERENCES
  4. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    1. Standard terms and definitions
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Segment clarification
    2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction


This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D95A, D95B, D96A, D96B, D97A, D97B, D98A, D98B, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B

0. INTRODUCTION

This specification provides the definition of the Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message (DOCAMR) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional definition

The Request for an Amendment of a Documentary Credit originated by the Applicant, or Applicant's Bank, and sent to the Issuing Bank. It is issued to request the Issuing Bank to amend the terms and conditions of an issued Documentary Credit or to cancel the Documentary Credit.


1.2. Field of application

The Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.


1.3. Principles

Unless otherwise specified, the documentary credit amendment is subject to the Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France, which are in effect on the date of origination.


2. REFERENCES

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS


3.1. Standard terms and definitions

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Segment clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.

For guidance, the following principles serve to remove ambiguity in the application of this Request for an Amendment of a Documentary Credit.

A. The content of a Request for an Amendment of a documentary credit is assumed to effect: - the modification of an issued documentary credit - the cancellation of an issued documentary credit

B. A change may not be requested on - the documentary credit number - the identification of the Applicant and the Issuing Bank

0010 UNH, Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message is DOCAMR.

Note: Request for an amendment of a documentary credit messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:

Data element0065DOCAMR
0052D
005404B
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

A segment by means of which the sender must uniquely identify the DOCAMR message using its type and number and when necessary its function.

0030 RFF, Reference

A segment identifying the number of the referenced documentary credit. It also indicates the number of the amendment. This number should be the latest in the series of all amendments made.

0040 FCA, Financial charges allocation

A segment specifying the allocation of charges due to an amendment.

0050 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time the message is created and, if applicable, the date of the original issue of the documentary credit, the new (i.e. revised) expiry date of the documentary credit and amendments to the date or period of shipment.

0060 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment specifying either the currency and amount of an increase in the documentary credit amount or the currency and amount of a decrease in the documentary credit amount. It also specifies the currency and total amount of the Documentary Credit after the amendment, disregarding any drawings.

0070 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment specifying amendments to the place from where to where shipment(s) under the documentary credit must be made.

0080 TSR, Transport service requirements

A segment specifying the amendments to the part- shipment and/or transhipment instructions.

0090 FTX, Free text

A segment with free text information used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

0100 Segment Group 1: FII-RFF-CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the financial institutions and account numbers involved in the documentary credit, their functions and notification references.

0110 FII, Financial institution information

A segment identifying the financial institution(s) associated with the documentary credit, in coded or uncoded form, their functions and account numbers involved.

0120 RFF, Reference

A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading FII segment.

0130 CTA, Contact information

A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the leading FII segment to whom communication should be directed.

0140 COM, Communication contact

A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.

0150 Segment Group 2: NAD-RFF-CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the name and address of each non-financial party involved in the transaction, their functions and notification references.

0160 NAD, Name and address

A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties associated with the documentary credit, in coded or uncoded form, and their functions.

0170 RFF, Reference

A segment specifying reference numbers of parties specified in the leading NAD segment.

0180 CTA, Contact information

A segment identifying a person or a department for the party specified in the leading NAD segment to whom communication should be directed.

0190 COM, Communication contact

A segment identifying communication type(s) and number(s) of person(s) or department(s) specified in the associated CTA segment.

0200 Segment Group 3: AUT-DTM

A group of segments specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCAMR message.

0210 AUT, Authentication result

A segment specifying details of any authentication (validation) procedures applied to the DOCAMR message.

0220 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment identifying the validation date/time.

0230 UNT, Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.


4.2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)

AUT Authentication result
BGM Beginning of message
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
DTM Date/time/period
FCA Financial charges allocation
FII Financial institution information
FTX Free text
LOC Place/location identification
MOA Monetary amount
NAD Name and address
RFF Reference
TSR Transport service requirements
UNH Message header
UNT Message trailer

4.3. Message structure


4.3.1. Segment table

├─UNH Message header ×1 (M)
├─BGM Beginning of message ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×2 (M)
├─FCA Financial charges allocation ×1 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×4 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×2 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×3 (C)
├─TSR Transport service requirements ×1 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×10 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×5 (M)
├─FII Financial institution information ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×2 (C)
├─CTA Contact information ×1 (C)
└─COM Communication contact ×5 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×9 (M)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (C)
├─CTA Contact information ×1 (C)
└─COM Communication contact ×5 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×1 (C)
├─AUT Authentication result ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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