Kerala HC Directs A Private School To Not Expel Students For Non-Payment Of Fees For Online Classes [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesKerala HC Directs A Private School To Not Expel Students For Non-Payment Of Fees For Online Classes [Read Order] Mehal Jain18 Sep 2020 7:12 AMShare This – xThe Kerala High Court, taking note of the rather distressing situation that has gripped everyone on account of COVID-19 restrictions, restrained a private school from expelling students, merely for the reason that necessary fees has not been paid yet.Justice Devan Ramachandran on Tuesday issued interim directions to St Joseph Public School, Manimalamukku, Ernakulam. to permit all the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Kerala High Court, taking note of the rather distressing situation that has gripped everyone on account of COVID-19 restrictions, restrained a private school from expelling students, merely for the reason that necessary fees has not been paid yet.Justice Devan Ramachandran on Tuesday issued interim directions to St Joseph Public School, Manimalamukku, Ernakulam. to permit all the students studying in the school to participate in the online classes and in the upcoming periodic tests pending the disposal of the writ petition.The petitioners had alleged that the school has expelled the children from the online classes merely on account of their incapacity to pay the full school fees at this time, on account of COVID-19 pandemic scenario.The Standing Counsel for Central Board of Secondary Education submitted that normally expulsion of students for want of fees is not encouraged.He seeked permission of the Court to obtain instructions in the matter and inform the Court about the same on the next date of hearing.The bench also directed the petitioners to inform the court on the next posting date, the time frame within which they are ready to pay the fees.The matter has been listed for further hearing on 23.09.2020.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img

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