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Pre-General Availability Draft: 2017-09-22

13.6.3 DECLARE Syntax

The DECLARE statement is used to define various items local to a program:

DECLARE is permitted only inside a BEGIN ... END compound statement and must be at its start, before any other statements.

Declarations must follow a certain order. Cursor declarations must appear before handler declarations. Variable and condition declarations must appear before cursor or handler declarations.


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