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ISO 15022
Data Field Dictionary

MT540: (5) Field 99B: Number Count

FORMAT

Option B :4!c//3!n (Qualifier)(Number)

PRESENCE

Optional in mandatory sequence A

QUALIFIER

(Error code(s): T89)

Order

M/O

Qualifier

R/N

CR

Options

Qualifier Description

1

O

SETT

N

C2

B

Current Settlement Instruction Number

2

O

TOSE

N

C2

B

Total of Linked Settlement Instructions

DEFINITION

This qualified generic field specifies:

SETT

Current Settlement Instruction Number

Sequential number of the instruction in a range of linked settlement instructions.

TOSE

Total of Linked Settlement Instructions

Total number of settlement instructions that are linked together.

USAGE RULES

The current settlement instruction number must be specified when the Sender wants to indicate that this settlement instruction is linked to one or more settlement instruction.

Market Practice Rules

  • Block trades:

    In a block trade instruction, the total number of children must be provided using number count field 99B::TOSE (plus the mandatory field :99B::SETT identifying the instruction number).

    The instruction number of the parent must be 000. The children must have an incremental instruction number from 001 to 999.

For more details, see the relevant market practice document on www.smpg.info.