Sindh High Court has declared private school fee hikes after 20 December 2017 as illegal.
The Sindh High Court ordered to restore the school fees’ structure prevalent before December 20, 2017. The court further said, that any raise given or made unilaterally by the private schools after that date is illegal and has no legal significance.
The court asked the private school fee hikes to be adjusted from the parents.
A bench of the Sindh High Court was hearing a contempt of court petition filed by some parents against the private schools for not complying with the directive of the SHC asking not to raise tuition fees beyond the permissible limit under the laws.
During the hearing of private school fee hikes case, it emerged that these educational institutes were charging fees for three months in advance from the parents.