Part 2. Use of the Library
4. Registration and identification
The following persons are registered users of the library—
c. a person who has a current approved borrower card issued or recognised by the University.
5. Authorisation to borrow and to access information resources
1. A registered user may, in accordance with these Regulations, borrow items from the library and access digital information resources of the library.
2. However, a registered user whose borrowing or access rights have been suspended or cancelled must not borrow items from the library or access digital information resources of the library.
Example: A student is suspended. Under the Academic and Student Affairs Statute 2012 all rights and privileges of the student are suspended and this includes library borrowing and access rights.
6. Compliance with requirements applying to digital media
1. The University may impose requirements on the accessing of digital information resources of the library.
2. The University must ensure that the requirements applying to the accessing of digital information resources of the library are
a. available to users of the library; and
b. included in the Library Code of Conduct.
3. The University may impose a fine on a person who
a. accesses digital information resources of the library; and
b. fails to comply with a requirement applying to that access.
7. Recalls of loaned items
1. The University may, by notice, recall an item which has been loaned.
2. The due date for return of an item which is the subject of a recall notice is
a. the date specified in the notice for return of the item; or
b. if no date for return of the item is specified in the notice, two day after the date of the notice.
8. Fines for overdue loans
1. The University may impose a fine on a person who
a. borrows any item from the library; and
b. fails to return the item on or before the due date.
2. A fine imposed under this regulation is payable whether or not an overdue notice has been issued.
8. Overdue notices
If an item is not returned on or before the due date, the University may—
a. issue a notice to the borrower requesting return of the item;
b. after a reasonable time following the issue of the first overdue notice, issue a further notice to the borrower.
9. Lost library items
1. A member of library staff may decide that an item is lost if it has not been returned within a reasonable time after the issue of a second overdue notice to the borrower in respect of the item.
2. If a member of library staff decides that an item is lost, he or she may send to the borrower a notice requiring payment of an amount equal to
a. the replacement cost of the item; and
b. a processing fee determined in accordance with University policies and procedures.
3. The amount specified in a notice under the section is a fine payable by the borrower.
Note: Section 61 of the Act provides that a fine imposed under the university regulations on a specified person is a civil debt recoverable summarily by the University in a court of competent jurisdiction.