Rule 40120 - Invalid Section Start Date - School Authority Not Active

Rule Type Warning

Validated Data


The section must be associated to a school that has an active authority on the Section Start Date, when Section Start Date is provided, but Section End Date is not provided.

Effective Starting School Year: 1978/1979

Additional Notes


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

  • Invalid Section Start Date. The School Authority associated to the Section ({SchoolAuthorityCode}) is not active on the Section Start Date ({SectionStartDate}).


  • {SchoolAuthorityCode} means the Governing School Authority for the School Code on the Section record based on the Start Date
  • {SectionStartDate} means the Start Date on the Section record

Applies To

This rule applies to:

Change History

  • Release 2.4 – Added/Updated
  • Release 8.08 - F8835 - PED Deliverable - PART 2 - Updated to reflect changes in the data structure introduced as part of this feature.

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