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UN/EDIFACT
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION

Response to an amendment of a documentary credit message

This message is available for formal trial for at least six months from the date of approval by UN/ECE/TRADE/WP.4.

Organisations are invited to trial this message. Comments on the results from the trial should be forwarded to their Rapporteur's Team Secretariat as soon as they are available. Based on the results of the trials, a UNSM may be issued.

The segments, composite data elements, data elements and codes for use in the trial of this message are contained in the Draft directory. However, this information may differ from that in the Standard directory (UNTDID), even for material having the same identifying tags.


Message Type:DOCARE
Version:D
Release:95B
Contr. Agency:UN
Status:1
Revision:1
Date:95-07-07
SOURCE:Joint development of the Pan American and Western European EDIFACT Boards

CONTENTS
Response to 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
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Data segment clarification
    2. Data segment index (alphabetical sequence)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.6, 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 Response to an amendment of a documentary credit message (DOCARE) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional Definition

The Response to an Amendment of a Documentary Credit originated by the Beneficiary and sent to the parties involved in the documentary credit. It is issued to advise the acceptance or non acceptance of an amendment.


1.2. Field of Application

The Response to an amendment of a documentary credit message may be used for both national and international trade. It is based on universal commercial practice and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.


1.3. Principles

|---------------| |---------------| | Applicant | | Beneficiary | |---------------| |---------------|

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|-----------| | |-----------| | |Applicant's| | |Applicant's| | | bank | | | bank | | |-----------| | |-----------| |

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|---------------| |------------| |--------------| | | <--- |Intermediary| <------- | | | Issuing bank | | bank | |Advising bank | | | |------------| | | | | <--------------------------- |--------------| |---------------| 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 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Data Segment Clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the Branching Diagram and the Segment Table which indicate mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.

0010 | UNH, Message header

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

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

Data element0065DOCARE
0052D
005495B
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

A segment by means of which the sender must uniquely identify the DOCARE 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 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time the message is created.

0050 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.

0060 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.

0070 RFF, Reference

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

0080 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.

0090 COM, Communication contact

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

0100 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.

0110 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.

0120 RFF, Reference

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

0130 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.

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 3: AUT-DTM

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

0160 AUT, Authentication result

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

0170 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment identifying the validation date/time.

0180 UNT, Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.


4.2. Data segment index (Alphabetical sequence by tag)

AUT Authentication result
BGM Beginning of message
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
DTM Date/time/period
FII Financial institution information
NAD Name and address
RFF Reference
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)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (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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