No advance school fees, says court

Schools should not charge more than 10 paise per day fine for late fee

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Jasleen Kaur | April 10, 2013



Now the unaided private schools in the national capital cannot take fees of more than one month in advance. Much to the relief of parents, the Delhi high court on Wednesday ordered the schools not to force them to pay the fees in advance. Most schools ask parents to deposit advance fees on quarterly basis at the beginning of the academic session.

The court, which was hearing the petition filed by the parents association of a private school, interpreted the Delhi school education rules, 1973.

The court also said that in case of late submission of fee, schools cannot charge parents more than 10 paise per day as fine.

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