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Organisation name type code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term453839
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of class of name recorded for an organisation.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
MAUManagement accounting unit
MNMain name
MTRMain trading name
OTROther trading name
OTHOther name
Supplementary values:Help on this term
UNKUnknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE MAU    Management accounting unit.

These are principal business units for which regular accounts are maintained, e.g. a division of a large business such as BHP’s Steel Division. MAUs are ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) defined but are a common way for large businesses to manage diverse undertakings.

CODE MN    Main name

The main or legal name of the organisation. This is the name of the entity that appears on all official documents or legal papers.

CODE MTR   Main trading name 

The main name that the organisation trades under or the name by which suppliers or customers know the organisation.

CODE OTR    Other trading name

An alternative trading name for an organisation.

CODE OTH    Other

Other name type not listed, e.g. sales and marketing.

CODE UNK    Unknown

There is no information about the name type.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Organisation name type code N Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Indigenous, Endorsed 16/10/2017, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Organisation—name type, code AA[A] Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

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