The reason for the procedure taking place.
How to record
Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms.
conservation; sold; transferred; display; research; loan out
As many times as required for a procedure. Use in association with information group headings to record the reason for a procedure taking place. eg [Loan out] Reason. As many times as required for each occurrence of a procedure for an object or group of objects. Note that there are separate units of information for Acquisition reason, Entry reason, Disposal reason, Object production reason.