RTI GB Update NI Category - Throws ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small (Doc ID 1985078.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (UK) - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, UK Payroll

After applying TYE patches concurrent program "RTI GB Update NI Category " is run.
The process shows as Completed however it has errored with following error:

ERROR
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" ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at "APPS.PAY_GB_NI_RETRO", line 4315
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small "


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Apply <Patch 19223877>:R12.PAY.B - TYE15 : P11D LEGISLATIVE CHANGES FOR 2014-2015
2. Run RTI GB Update NI Category

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Unable to apply legislation to update NI category for U21s at year end

Cause

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