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Overdue & lost items

Fines for overdue items 

Loan TypeGrace Period LimitItem returned on or after Grace Period LimitMaximum Fine
Reserve 2 hour30 mins$5 initial fine + $1 for each hour the item is overdue$30
Reserve 24 hour1 hour$5 initial fine + $1 for each hour the item is overdue$30
3 Day Loan & Print Journal1 day$5 initial fine + $1 for each day the item is overdue$30
Recalled/Requested Low Demand ItemsNo Grace Period$1 for each day the item is overdue$30
Low Demand ItemsAn account for the replacement cost of the item and a $30 processing fee is e-mailed when the item is 28 days overdue

Lost Items

An account/tax invoice for the replacement cost of an item and a $30 processing fee is e-mailed after the item is:

  • 7 days overdue (Reserve 2 & 24 hour loan)
  • 14 days overdue (3 day loan & print journal)
  • 28 days overdue (Low demand item)

UTAS staff  are not charged overdue fines, however  the replacement cost and $30 processing fee for lost items apply.  

For more information refer to Payments, notices & fines