Overdue Fines, Damge & Loss

Overdue Fines


Overdue Fine

Maximum Overdue Dine

All circulated items

$2 / day

$50 / item

Course Reserve items

$2 / hour

$50 / item


$20 / hour*

$700 / set

*Students who fail to return the laptop computers on the same day of the loan will be charged an extra overnight fine of $100.

*Including Library closing hours.

Damage or Loss  

  • Damage or loss of loan items should be reported to the Circulation Counter as soon as possible.
  • Charges for damaged or lost library materials will be imposed. It is non-refundable.
  • For damaged items, charges include item replacement cost and a processing fee of HK$60.
  • An overdue item that has reached the maximum overdue fine of HK$700 for laptop computers and HK$50 for other library items is assumed lost.
  • For lost or assumed lost items, the student will be charged with a total amount of the replacement cost of the lost item (for a laptop computer, the replacement cost is HK$5,000), a processing fee of HK$60 and the maximum overdue fine.
  • All reported lost items, even if found later, will remain the property of the Library.

The replacement cost of the lost item + a processing fee (HK$ 60) +  the maximum item overdue fine