No coercive action against NUALS students until EC decision taken on issue of fee collection for services not used amid COVID-19: Kerala HC

The Court was informed today that the Executive Committee of the University is due to meet on September 19 to decide on the matter, in line with the Chancellor's earlier directions.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court today directed that the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS) decide on the question of fee collection for services not used during the COVID-19 pandemic period as expeditiously as possible, and not later than Septemeber 24.

Pertinently, Justice CS Dias added that the NUALS administration cannot deny students of the University access to online classes until then. This direction was issued in view of a circular that stated that students who do not pay up the fees by September 19 would be removed from the rolls.

The Court was hearing a plea moved by a number of students against the collection of fees for those services not being availed by them owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

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