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301 Collection reference date

Description

The day, month and year to which the collection refers.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1987
Last year:1996
Field name:REFERENCE-DATE
Element name:Collection reference date

Code format:

Data Type:Date
Units:DDMMYY, right justified (in each sub-field), with a leading zero (in each sub-field) if needed
Width:6

Classification

CODEMEANING
010186 to 311299Reference date in DDMMYY format

Coding notes

DDMMYY format:

  • 1st 2 digits - Day sub‑field (e.g. 01)
  • 2nd 2 digits - Month sub‑field (e.g. 09)
  • 3rd 2 digits - Year sub‑field (e.g. 86)

Input files

​Past element

Change History

​31 July 1987