BGN
Beginning Segment .
Pos: 020 Max: 1
Heading - Mandatory
Loop: N/A Elements: 9
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To indicate the beginning of a transaction set Element Summary:

                     
  _Ref_ Id _________Element Name__________ Req Type Min/Max ___Usage___  
  BGN01 353 Transaction Set Purpose Code M ID 2/2 Must use  
      Description: Date expressed as CCYYMMDD
  BGN02 127 Reference Identification M AN 1/30 Must use  
      Description: Identifying number assigned by issuer
  BGN03 373 Date M DT 8/8 Must use  
      Description: Date expressed as CCYYMMDD
  BGN04 337 Time C TM 4/8 Used  
      Description: Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser
  BGN05 623 Time Code O ID 2/2 Used  
      Description: Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction
  BGN06 127 Reference Identification O AN 1/30 Used  
      Description: Number assigned by the orderer identifying a specific change or revision to a previously transmitted transaction set
  BGN07 640 Transaction Type Code O ID 2/2 Used  
      Description: Code specifying the type of transaction
      All valid standard codes are used.
  BGN08 306 Action Code O ID 1/2 Used  
      Description: Code identifying purpose of transaction set
      All valid standard codes are used.
  BGN09 786 Security Level Code O ID 2/2 Used  
      Description: Code indicating type of action
      All valid standard codes are used.

Syntax Notes:
01. BGN05 C0504 -- If BGN05 is present, then BGN04 is required

Semantics:
02. BGN02 is the transaction set reference number.
03. BGN03 is the transaction set date.
04. BGN04 is the transaction set time.
05. BGN05 is the transaction set time qualifier.
06. BGN06 is the transaction set reference number of a previously sent transaction affected by the current transaction.



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