When Creating An Element Using The Earnings/Deductions Wizard, Error: The Mandatory argument p_element_type_id value cannot be null (Doc ID 2301124.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Core Payroll - General

When attempting to create a new Voluntary Deduction using the Earnings and Deduction Wizard, the following error occurs.


The Mandatory argument p_element_type_id value cannot be null

Cause : The mandatory argument p_element_type_id has either not been specified or has been explicity set to null in the API.
Action: Either specify a value for the p_element_type_id argument which is not null or contact your local support representative.



Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Go to Earnings/Deduction Wizard
2. Create a new Voluntary deduction
3. When saved, it ends in error


Cause

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