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7.17 Sanctions

STFC reserves the right to impose financial sanctions where it identifies areas of non compliance in relation to the terms and conditions of grants:

  • If the Final Expenditure Statement is not submitted within the period allowed, the final total of the research grant may be abated by 20%.
  • STFC may recover 100% of the total final value of the research grant if the Final Expenditure Statement has not been submitted within six months of the end date of the research grant.
  • In addition, failure to complete the annual ResearchFish return by the stated deadline will incur a sanction on the individual PI preventing them from applying for new funding along with suspension of payments for existing grants which have not been reported on.

Last updated: 10 January 2019


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