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The present document specifies the technical realization of the 5GC Service Based Architecture, the protocols supported
over the Service Based Interfaces, and the functionalities supported in the Service Based Architecture.
The Service Based Architecture is a system architecture in
which the system functionality is achieved by a set of NFs providing services to other authorized NFs to access their
Control Plane (CP) Network Functions in the 5G System architecture shall be based on the service based architecture.
A NF service is one type of capability exposed by a NF (NF Service Producer) to other authorized NF (NF Service
Consumer) through a service based interface. A NF service may support one or more NF service operation(s).
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