A UICC complying with the present document has the following states of operation:
"Inactive" - In this state the UICC is powered off.
"Application management" - In this state it is possible to start/end one or more application-session(s) as well as retrieve the list of applications in the UICC. This state can be entered at any time when the UICC is not in the inactive state and left when the PIN access condition for all the selected applications has been verified.
"Operation" - This state is entered after the application session activation procedure for at least one application has ended successfully.