KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has declared illegal more than five percent increase in fees by private schools.
According to the details, Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Ashraf, where the three-member bench of the Constituent Assembly High Court, June 6 saved the decisions related to the increase in schools’ fees this year.
The court ruled private schools in excess of five percent increase in fees.
The decision issued by the Sindh High Court has said that private schools do not have the option to raise fees more than 5%. The court prohibited private schools from over 5% fees.
It is clear that the parents’ attorney’s stand was that even the school’s salary does not cost 50 percent of the total expenses, and the cost of school should also be seen.
According to parent’s lawyers, Article 38 of the Constitution would have been all sides and the Supreme Court also announced that private schools come to profitable businesses.
Additional Advocate General said that in the relevant law, it did not write that schools have an option to increase the annual fee.