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The responsibility of returning library materials on time lies with the borrower. Overdue items accrue the following fines as stipulated in the Regulations of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library:
|Types of library materials||Overdue fines||Maximum overdue fines|
|Course Reserves||HK$1.00 per item per hour||HK$100 per item|
|All other circulating items||HK$1.00 per item per day|
|Recalled CUHK items||HK$5.00 per item per day|
|HKALL items||HK$2.00 per item per day|
|Recalled HKALL items||HK$4.00 per item per day|
Fines will be charged on library materials returned late. Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if the maximum fine limit is reached. You may settle the fines with the payment methods listed below.
Borrowers who return books damaged beyond repair will be charged the cost of replacement in addition to the processing cost of HK$100.00 and any accumulated fines. Damaged books and marked pages should be reported at the Service Counter as soon as noticed.
Items on loan should not be taken outside Hong Kong. Please contact library staff for any loss of library materials. The borrower of a lost item will be charged the cost of replacement in addition to the processing fee of HK$100.00 and any accumulated fines.
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