The court does not have the expertise to determine fees: Madras HC
2rd October 2020
On Wednesday (30 September), the Madras High Court directed the State Government to consider the students' representation for a waiver of additional fees, levied by the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University for various facilities offered by it, The petitioner-students of Ambedkar Law University had challenged a circular issued by the University, directing them to pay the semester fees in two instalments.
The Single Bench of Justice N. Anand Venkatesh observed that the University does not have the power to fix/ waive fees and the same is decided by the State Government. Further, he remarked that the Court does not have the expertise to determine fees.