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Loans are initially for a period of 6 months unless other terms are agreed to. This loan period may be extended upon application.
The Department reserves the right to recall any material at short notice.
A report containing both basic and interpretative results of any examination of palaeontological material should be submitted and all loan materials returned to the Department by the end of the agreed loan period. The report is to be submitted in PDF format and clearly state the Approval number. The report will be released as open-file 6 months after the material is made available.
Holotypes and paratypes of any new species described from the material are to be reposited with the Department.
In the case of residues and undigested sidewall cores, any slides or other preparations made from this material, as well as unused residue and sidewall core, are to be returned to the Department.