ISO 15022 Data Field Dictionary

MT518: (3) Field 23G: Function of the Message

FORMAT

Option G 4!c[/4!c] (Function)(Subfunction)

PRESENCE

Mandatory in mandatory sequence A

DEFINITION

This field identifies the function of the message.

CODES

Function must contain one of the following codes:

CANC

Cancellation Request

Message requesting the cancellation of a previously sent message.

NEWM

New

New message.

CODES

When present, Subfunction must contain one of the following codes:

CODU

Copy Duplicate

Message is a copy to a party other than the account owner/account servicer, for information purposes and the message is a duplicate of a message previously sent.

COPY

Copy

Message is a copy to a party other than the account owner/account servicer, for information purposes.

DUPL

Duplicate

Message is for information/confirmation purposes. It is a duplicate of a message previously sent.

USAGE RULES

To cancel a previously sent confirmation, Function is CANC. The reference in the linkage sequence must contain the Sender's reference of the message to be cancelled. A copy of at least the mandatory fields of the message to be cancelled must be present; optional fields need not be present for SWIFT validation.

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