Rule 9023 - Empty Update

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the update to a business object record.


An attempt was made to update a record, but the data submitted already matches the current version of the non-deleted record.

Additional Notes

This rule should be added to any new submit services.

For the Submit Student Record Document (2019 End Point and Prior) service, the rule does not apply in the following situation:

  • When the – ‘Only relevant document for the document type’ – is the only field changed for a student document record, the rule will not be applied.


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

Invalid Update. The record being updated already matches the data being submitted. No update was performed.

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 3.5 – Added/Updated
  • Release 6.0 - Updated to consider only non-deleted credentials
  • Release 7.4 - Modified for the removal of ApplyAlberta related fields
  • Release 7.11 (F9461 - Updated to include Student Citizenship