New Delhi: This Supreme Court It was held on Monday that legislation could be enacted to regulate fees in private non-auxiliary schools to prevent profiteering by Management And parents can also be part of the fee determination process.
While endorsing Schools of Rajasthan The (Fee Regulation) Act, which directs all the 1,000 private unaided schools in the state to check proper account books and set up a nine-member school level fee committee, said there was no illegality in the law. . The committee consists of a management representative, five parents, three teachers and a principal.
Challenging the law, private School management Argued that the guaranteed rights to pursue the profession of education provided under Article 19 (1) (g) of the Constitution were being violated, which included the autonomy of management to fix school fees. They argued that the law limits their autonomy to the school fee proposal committee, which has only one representative of management against eight others.
Judge A. M. Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari Reject the application of the schools. It states that there are provisions in the law to ensure that a meaningful investigation is conducted by or through the SLFC. Statutory Regulatory-cum-adjudication ities theories in determining the fact whether the proposed fee structure by the school management results in profit.
“The fee structure determined by the school management can be changed only after a negative discovery of the amount claimed for the school fees for special activities by the Adjudicary Ities Authority and the fee will be higher. Valid for institutional development or otherwise in reasonable profit Recovery in excess of the limit will result in profitability and commercialization in our view, so Rule 11 (to maintain accounts) is also a relevant and reasonable provision and will not affect or reduce the fundamental right under Article 19 (1) (g) of the Constitution, ”the bench said.