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3035 Party function code qualifier [C]

Desc: Code giving specific meaning to a party. Repr: an..3 Code Values: AA Party to be billed (AAR Accounting rule 11) Party to be billed in accordance with AAR Accounting rule 11. AB Buyer's agent/representative Third party who arranged the purchase of merchandise on behalf of the actual buyer. AE Declarant's agent/representative Any natural or legal person who makes a declaration to an official body on behalf of another natural or legal person, where legally permitted (CCC). AF Transit principal Natural or legal person responsible for the satisfactory performance of a Customs transit operation. Source: CCC. AG Agent (3196) Party authorized to act on behalf of another party. Synonym: Representative. AH Transit principal's agent/representative Agent acting on behalf of the transit principal (CCC). AI Successful job applicant Person who has been chosen for a job. AJ Party issuing mutually agreed codes The party which has issued all mutually agreed codes used in the message. AK Acknowledgement recipient Party to whom acknowledgement should be sent. AL Principal responsible party (3340) Party accepting liability for goods held or moving (e.g. transit) under a Customs authorization and - when applicable - a guarantee. AM Authorized official Employee of a company or firm authorized to act on behalf of that company or firm e.g. to make a Customs declaration. AN Approved importer Person or company which is authorised by the relevant Customs authority to import goods without payment all taxes or specific taxes at the point of entry into the country. AO Account of Party account is assigned to. AP Accepting party (3336) Party accepting goods, products, services, etc. AQ Approved consignor Person or company approved by the relevant authority in the country to pack and export specific goods under Customs supervision. AR Authorized exporter Exporter authorized/approved by Customs for special Customs procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AS Account servicing financial institution Identifies the financial institution servicing the account(s). AT Authorized importer Importer authorized/approved by Customs for special Customs procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AU Authorized trader (transit) Trader authorized/approved by Customs for special transit procedures e.g. simplified procedure. AV Authorizing official Party that has delegated the authority to take a certain action on behalf of a company or agency. AW Applicant's bank (3234) Financial institution which is requested to issue the documentary credit. AX Authenticating party Party which certifies that a document is authentic. AY Animal being investigated Animal being investigated. AZ Issuing bank [3320] Financial institution which issues the documentary credit, if the applicant's bank is not acting as the issuing bank. B1 Contact bank 1 Identifies an additional bank which must be informed of certain aspects of the message. B2 Contact bank 2 Identifies an additional bank which must be informed of certain aspects of the message. BA Booking agent Party acting as a booking office for transport and forwarding services. BB Buyer bank identification [3421]To identify a bank employed by the buyer to make a payment. BC Negotiating bank Financial institution to whom a negotiable documentary credit is directed. BD Documentary credit reimbursing bank [3350] A financial institution which reimburses documentary credit. BE Beneficiary (3260) The ultimate recipient of the funds. Normally the account owner who is reimbursed by the payer. BF Beneficiary's bank (3422) Identifies the account servicer for the beneficiary or the payee. BG Employer A party that keeps a person in service for payment. BH Previous employer Previous employer of a person(s). BI Buyer's financial institution Financial institution designated by buyer to make payment. BJ Release to party Party to which the goods or container(s) is (are) to be released. BK Financial institution Party acting as financial institution. BL Bill of lading recipient Party to receive B/L. BM Insured [3136] Party which is the object of an insurance contract. BN Insurance beneficiary Party which benefits from insurance coverage. BO Broker or sales office Party acting in the name of the seller as broker or as sales office. BP Building site purchaser Party at the building site responsible for the purchasing of goods and services for that particular site. BQ Cheque drawn bank Identifies the bank on which the cheque should be drawn, as instructed by the ordering customer. BS Bill and ship to Party receiving goods and relevant invoice. BT Party to be billed for other than freight (bill to) Party receiving invoice excluding freight costs. BU Service bureau Party carrying out service bureau processing work, (e.g. a payroll bureau). BV Member Member of a group (e.g. of a group of persons or a service scheme). BW Borrower A person who acquires something temporarily with the promise or intention of returning. BX Building site engineer Party at the building site responsible for engineering matters for that particular site. BY Buyer [3002] Party to which merchandise or services are sold. BZ Building site forwarder Party at the building site responsible for forwarding the received goods on that particular site. C1 In care of party no. 1 A person taking responsibility on behalf of party no. 1. C2 In care of party no. 2 A person taking responsibility on behalf of party no. 2. CA Carrier [3126] Party undertaking or arranging transport of goods between named points. CB Customs broker Agent or representative or a professional Customs clearing agent who deals directly with Customs on behalf of the importer or exporter (CCC). CC Claimant Party who claims goods or insurance. CD Agent's bank Bank of the agent. CE Ceding company Company which cedes something to someone. CF Container operator/lessee Party to whom the possession of specified property (e.g. container) has been conveyed for a period of time in return for rental payments. CG Carrier's agent [3052] Party authorized to act for or on behalf of carrier. CH Connecting carrier Owner or operator of a transportation conveyance to which goods in a given transaction will be transferred. CI Commission processor Party who provides extra treatment to goods on commission base. CJ Previous member Previous member of a group of persons or a service scheme. CK Empty equipment despatch party Party from whose premises empty equipment will be or has been despatched. CL Container location party Party from whose premises container will be or has been despatched. CM Customs Identification of customs authority relevant to the transaction or shipment. CN Consignee [3132] Party to which goods are consigned. CNX Cash pool top account servicing financial institution Identification of a financial institution servicing the top account of a cash pool. CNY Cash pool level account servicing financial institution Identification of a financial institution servicing the level account of a cash pool. CNZ Cash pool sub-account servicing financial institution Identification of a financial institution servicing the sub-account of a cash pool. CO Corporate office Identification of the Head Office within a company. COA Entity in which a financial interest is held Business in which a financial interest is held. COB Intermediate level parent company Identifies an intermediate parent company. COC Transshipment party A party responsible for transshipment. COD Quotation requesting party Party sending a request for a quotation. COE Party maintaining the codes used in the message The party which maintains the codes used in the message. COF Party maintaining the identifiers used in the message The party which maintains the identifiers used in the message. COG Dispatcher An individual responsible for sending something to a destination. COH Submitter of sample An entity responsible for the submission of a sample. COI Institutional provider The institution providing the service. COJ Primary health care provider Health care provider that has primary responsibility for patient. COK Assistant surgeon Physician assisting in surgery. COL Admitting health care provider Health care provider that admitted the patient. COM Referring health care provider Health care provider that referred patient to current provider of services. CON Supervising health care provider Health care provider that supervised the rendering of a service. COO Party providing financing Identifies the party providing the financing. COP Convoying party Party designated to escort the transported goods. COQ Nominated bank Identifies the nominated bank. COR Family member Identifies a family member. COS Co-participant Identifies another party who participates in an activity. COT Involved party Party which is involved in an activity. COU Assigner Identifies the entity who assigns. COV Registered principal An individual who is registered as a principal for an entity. COW Freight payer on behalf of the consignor (3470) Freight payer is a third party acting on behalf of the consignor. COX Freight payer on behalf of the consignee (3470) Freight payer is a third party acting on behalf of the consignee. COY Party responsible for disinfection Party responsible for performing disinfection operations. COZ Party responsible for refueling Party responsible for performing refueling operations. CP Party to receive certificate of compliance Party acting for or on behalf of seller in matters concerning compliance. CPA Advising bank [3190] Identifies the financial institution used by the issuing bank to advise the documentary credit.