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  Service segment specifications  UNH   EDIFACT  Syntax Version 3
  
 
 
UNH
MESSAGE HEADER
To head, identify and specify a message.
 
 
Pos    Tag Name  S R Repr   Notes
010
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
M 1 an..14  
020
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
Identification of the type, version etc. of the message being interchanged.
M 1    
 
0065
Message type
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
M 1 an..6  
 
0052
Message version number
Version number of a message type.
M 1 an..3  
 
0054
Message release number
Release number within the current message type version number (0052).
M 1 an..3  
 
0051
Controlling agency
Code to identify the agency controlling the specification, maintenance and publication of the message type.
M 1 an..2  
 
0057
Association assigned code
A code assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
C 1 an..6  
030
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
C 1 an..35  
040
S010
STATUS OF THE  TRANSFER
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
C 1    
 
0070
Sequence of transfers
Number assigned by the sender indicating the numerical sequence of one or more transfers.
M 1 n..2  
 
0073
First and last transfer
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of the same type of message relating to the same topic.
C 1 a1  
 
Date  2014-06-10