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446 Variation reason code

Description

A numeric code which identifies the reason for a variation

Details

Version:1.4
First year:2010
Last year:2011
Field name:VAR-REASON-CODE
Element name:Variation reason code

Code format:

Data Type:Integer
Units:Numeric
Width:1

Classification

CODEMEANING
1Remission due to special circumstances
2Revised record due to administrative error
4Deletions due to Administrative error
5Additional record or new record reported for the first time.

Coding notes

Revisions submissions

The scope documents for the following submissions provide detailed information on the revisions processes:

Higher Education:

  • Student Revisions (SR)
  • OS-HELP Revisions (OR)
  • Past Course Completion (PS)
  • Staff Full Time & Fractional Full Time (FT/FTT)
  • Staff Casual (CA).

Note: Variation reason code ‘1’ is only applicable for the Student Revisions (SR) submission.

VET:

  • VET Course Completions (VCC).

The scope document provides more detailed information on the process for modifying records in this submission.

Note: Variation reason codes ‘1’ and ‘2’ are not applicable for this submission

The following additional code is used by DEEWR only for reporting to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

CODEMEANING
3New debt

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.​

Input files

​Higher Education:

  • Student Revisions (SR)
  • OS-HELP Revisions (OR)
  • Past Course Completion (PS)
  • Staff - Full Time & Fractional Full Time (FT)
  • Staff - Actual Casual (CA)

VET:

  • VET Student Revisions (VSR)
  • VET Course Completions (VCC)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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