HDL – Sample file to delete element eligibility

HDL supports deletion of element eligibilities. You can make use of PayrollElementDefinition business object. Child object ElementEligibility supports create, update and delete operations.

You can create a simple BIP query to extract the requisite data and create an HDL file out of it:

select pelf.element_link_id
  from pay_element_types_f petf
     , pay_element_links_f pelf
 where petf.element_type_id = pelf.element_type_id
   and element_link_id=300000175215375   
   and TRUNC(sysdate) BETWEEN petf.effective_start_date and petf.effective_end_date 

Sample HDL file:


Sometime you may get an error that You can’t delete element eligibility as element entries exist for this eligibility. In this case first you need to identify the corresponding element entries and Delete those and then retry deleting element eligibility.

Please check mos note – When Attempting to Delete Element Eligibility Get Error ‘The element eligibility record can’t be deleted because it would invalidate existing element entries with effective start dates in the future. (PAY-1635756)’ (Doc ID 2686914.1) for sample query and sample file for element entry deletion.

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