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Restrictions on UK BACS Transaction References

Hint Ref: 020804080001
Hint Date: 08/04/2008

Hint Details:

For UK BACS Transactions, when last checked, the following Reference restrictions apply:


1. The BACS Reference must contain at least 6 alphanumeric characters.

2. The alphanumeric characters in the BACS reference cannot all be the same.

3. The BACS Reference field cannot contain spaces.

4. The BACS Reference cannot contain non-alphanumeric characters.

5. The BACS Reference cannot be blank.

6. The BACS Reference can be a maximum of 18 alphanumeric characters.