EDI AUTHOR Specification:
An Authorization Message is sent by the Ordering Customer (orPayor or Agent on behalf of the Ordering Customer) or by athird party having authority on the Ordering Customer'spayments to the Ordered Bank, to authorize the Ordered Bank toexecute a given financial transaction.
This financial transaction might relate to both multiplemessages like PAYMUL and DIRDEB, and single instructionmessages like PAYORD and PAYEXT.
An Authorization Message could also be sent from the OrderedBank to the Ordering Customer or its Authorization Authority torequest authorization for a given financial transaction.
Throughout this document the term 'Original Message' refers tothe message to be authorized.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.