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Service of Public Records Office of Government Records Service resumes gradually
     The Government Records Service (GRS) announced today (August 21) that services of the Public Records Office will gradually be resumed starting from August 24. The Search Room of the Public Records Office will provide services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 5.45pm for users who have made a reservation for holdings through the online catalogue until further notice. The quota is seven users per day, and it will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Services will be limited to:
 1. Loan and circulation service for reserved holdings;
 2. General enquiries; and
 3. Reproduction services.
     The above services will be suspended for those who have not made an online reservation for holdings. Meanwhile, users are required to wear masks at all times when they are inside the Hong Kong Public Records Building, and follow the infection control measures implemented by the GRS including temperature checks upon entering the building and applying hand sanitiser.
     The Exhibition Hall in the Hong Kong Public Records Building will continue to be closed. Visits and public education programmes are suspended until further notice.
     Members of the public may visit the GRS website (www.grs.gov.hk) and the PRO Facebook page (www.facebook.com/grs.publicrecordsoffice) for updates. For enquiries, please email proinfo@grs.gov.hk.
Ends/Friday, August 21, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:00
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