United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport


Message Type : SUPMAN Version : D Release : 11A Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 2 Date : 2011-06-29 SOURCE: TBG8 Insurance CONTENTS Superannuation maintenance message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.1.1 Header section 4.1.2 Detail section 4.1.3 Summary section 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table --------------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Superannuation maintenance message (SUPMAN) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition The Superannuation Maintenance Message is sent by a party to an organisation administering a superannuation scheme, to specify membership maintenance information about superannuation scheme members. 1.2 Field of application The Superannuation maintenance message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles - A Superannuation Maintenance Message gives information about updates or reviews of superannuation scheme member details for retirement benefit purposes. - The message may be used to provide information about a single member as well as multiple members employed by the same employer. - The message structure is generalised by specifying several conditional segments and segment groups. Only a subset of the conditional segments may be needed to meet particular requirements. If necessary, specific subsets may be associated with the document/message name identification in the BGM segment or with other provided identifiers. Users intending to use the message should study the conditional segments and segment groups to decide which are necessary for their application. - A Superannuation Maintenance Message may be sent by an employer, on behalf of an employer or any other authorised party. - A Superannuation Maintenance Message is based on agreements between the parties. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. 4.1.1 Header section Information to be provided in the Header section: 0010 UNH, Message header A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Superannuation maintenance message is SUPMAN. Note: Superannuation maintenance messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 SUPMAN 0052 D 0054 11A 0051 UN 0020 BGM, Beginning of message A segment for unique identification of the Superannuation Maintenance Message, the type of Superannuation Maintenance and its function. 0030 RFF, Reference A segment for referencing the scheme/ plan number or other associated reference related to the whole message. Additionally, the employer number and other information related to the whole message may be provided. 0040 CUX, Currencies A segment giving the currency and the associated exchange rate of any total monetary amount to be paid, if required. 0050 DTM, Date/time/period A segment which may include the message date, the date and time associated with any validation keys, and other dates relevant to the whole of the message. 0060 FTX, Free text A segment for free text information in coded or clear form, to give further clarification when required to the Superannuation maintenance message. It should be noted that the use of clear text may require special processing of this segment. 0070 Segment group 1: NAD-SG2 A group of segments identifying names and addresses relevant to the Superannuation Maintenance message. 0080 NAD, Name and address A segment identifying the name and address of the parties associated with the Superannuation Maintenance message and their functions. Examples are: the employer, the receiving party and the recipient system. 0090 Segment group 2: CTA-COM A group of segments identifying contact persons or department and their communication number. 0100 CTA, Contact information A segment giving additional contact information of a person or department specified in the NAD segment and to whom communication should be directed. 0110 COM, Communication contact A segment specifying communication contact number. 4.1.2 Detail section Information to be provided in the Detail section: 0120 UNS, Section control A service segment placed at the start of the summary section to avoid segment collision. 0130 Segment group 3: NAD-DTM-ATT-RFF-SG4-SG5-SG7-SG8 A group of segments providing the required maintenance information for each member. General indicators are given to identify the type of the maintenance information for processing purposes. 0140 NAD, Name and address A segment providing the member's surname, identification number, given name(s) or initials, maiden (mother's) name, title, home address or associated details as required. 0150 DTM, Date/time/period A segment giving membership related dates. The effective date of any changes is usually mandatory. Other optional dates include the member's date of birth, and dates associated with the service, benefits, or employment. 0160 ATT, Attribute A segment providing the member's sex or marital status details. 0170 RFF, Reference A segment for referencing the member's scheme/ plan number, any previous scheme/ plan number, previous member number in the case of changes and other additional reference information. 0180 Segment group 4: REL-NAD-PCD A group of segments identifying details of any beneficiaries. 0190 REL, Relationship A segment providing the relationship between the member and the member's beneficiary. 0200 NAD, Name and address A segment providing name and address details of the member's beneficiary. 0210 PCD, Percentage details A segment providing the percentage details of the benefits assigned to the beneficiary. 0220 Segment group 5: EMP-PCD-CUX-NAD-SG6 A group of segments providing employment related information. The segment group allows for the case that the same member is employed more than once, if required. 0230 EMP, Employment details A segment giving required employment details of the member, such as the member's employment category (e.g. permanent, part time etc.), and, conditionally, the occupation and/or trade classification. 0240 PCD, Percentage details A segment providing the percentage of part-time employment or other relevant percentage details. 0250 CUX, Currencies A segment identifying the currency and associated exchange rate of the member's salary and contributions. 0260 NAD, Name and address A segment providing the member's work address or associated details, as well as any previous work name and address. In addition, the name, and or identification of a trade union or other relevant organisation may be given. The segment may also be used to indicate any previous home address of the member as well as well any previous name of the member. 0270 Segment group 6: MOA-PYT-DTM A group of segments identifying the member's salary. Repeats are to provide additional salary information such as the notional salary amount, the superannuation salary amount etc. 0280 MOA, Monetary amount A segment giving the salary monetary amount for the period defined in the PYT segment (in the time relation data element), or a mutually defined time period. Repeating segments may provide a number of different salary amounts relevant to the same employment. 0290 PYT, Payment terms A segment giving the salary amount time relation (e.g. yearly), and the salary payment frequency (e.g. monthly) 0300 DTM, Date/time/period A segment giving a date related to salary (e.g. the salary effective date). 0310 Segment group 7: GEI-DTM A group of segments providing general indicators for processing and associated dates where appropriate. 0320 GEI, Processing information A repeating segment to indicate whether the data for a member in segment group 3 are for a new member, a member change or a periodic review. If required, an indicator may be used to identify the existence of beneficiaries, insurance cover, and additional/ voluntary contributions. In addition, an indicator may a