5-3. Review Hold Request/Authorization (TM3), Continued
The format and completion instructions for the electrically transmitted version
of the TM3 are provided below.
The clearance authority receiving the hold request:
Determines whether or not the shipment is available to be held.
Notifies the requesting/authorizing activity of the status of the shipment. This
notification is forwarded to the requesting activity and consignee within 48
hours. It will take one of the following forms:
- TMC--Shipment Hold Acknowledgment
- TML--Shipment Hold Denial
- TMS--Dispositions Instructions
- TMT--Disposition Request