This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Debit Authorization Transaction Set (828) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment.  This transaction set can be used to provide information from the paying entity to the financial institution regarding debits that the paying entity has authorized against its account.  The financial institution would hold this information then match it against incoming debits to determine whether those debits have been authorized by the account holder.