Capitation Fee, Educational Institution

ACT No. 57 OF 1992.
An Act to prohibrt the collection ,oj capitatj.on jee jor admi$hio~.todd~eationd
insfltutio1s in the State oj Tamil Nadu and to providdjor matters relating theretu.
WHEREASthe practice of collecting capitatiofi fee for admitting studentb’into
educational institutions is widespread in the State ;
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ANDWHEREAS this un4+able practice, besides contributingto large scale com-
morc.alisxtion of eduoatjon, has not been conducive to the maintenance of
oducational standarils ;
AND -IVHERBAS it is cons:dered necessary to effectively curb this ~ndesira’ble
practice. in public interest, by prohibiting the collection of capitatioafee add to
prov~dcfor matters relating thereto ;
Bs it enacted by the Legislative Assstnhly of the State of Tamil ~aduin the
:fr7’orty-thi~,(l Ycnr of the Republic 09 India’ as follsws :-

  1. (1) This Act may be called the Tamil Nadu duEducationalInstitutions
    (Frohibition of Collection of Capitation Feo) Act, 1992..

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