Government of Pakistan Capital Administration & Development Division PEIRA) has issued Notification on 04-06-2018 in connection with Receipt of Summer Vacations Fee by Private Educational Institutions in Violation of Court Order. Detail is as under:
Summer Vacations Fee by Private Educational Institutions
I am directed to state that in pursuance of Islamabad High Court order dated 18th May, 2018 the owners / management of Private Education Institutions (PELs) functioning within the territorial jurisdiction of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) were directed, through a Public Notice in leading National Daily Newspapers dated 20th May, 2018, to restrain from receiving monthly tuition fee & other charges for Summer Vacations for the period from 1st June to 12th August, 2018. In the light of said court order, institution were further directed the amount of fee already paid by the parents / guardians of students (if any) shall be adjusted against fee for the after Period Summer Vacations.
It has come to the notice of this Authority that some private educational institutions violated above instructions and sent circulars & SMS messages to the parents with the direction to deposit summer vacations fee on the basis of a false premise that a stay order been granted by the Division Bench of Honourable Islamabad High Court against the order dated 18th May, 2018. This act of such private educational Institutions also resulted in printing of a fake news report in various Newspapers (Tribune, Jang, etc.) dated 31st May, 2018 that tantamount to abuse of the due process of Law and needs to be deprecated.
In view of the position explained at Para 1 & 2 above, all private educational institutions are hereby once again directed to comply with the Court Order dated 18th May, 2018 in true letter & sprit. Institutions are further directed to withdraw communication (if any) made to the parents for deposit of Summer Vacations fee, in the same manner as it was conveyed to the parents, with immediate effect and under intimation to the office of the Authority.
Special thanks to Mr. Zahid Khan for sending the copy of the Notification of Receipt of Summer Vacations Fee by Private Educational Institutions in Violation of Court Order.