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Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Egypt’s CPA goes after schools refusing 25% refund of last year’s school bus fees

CPA goes after schools refusing 25% refund of last year’s bus fees: Three unnamed schools and a private university were referred to the prosecutor’s office for failing to comply with a regulatory decision requiring education and third-party transportation providers to refund 25% of school bus fees paid for the 2019-2020 academic year, the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) said in a statement cited by Masrawy. CPA Head Ahmed Samir previously said that non-compliance would lead to fines of between EGP 10k and EGP 1 mn, with repeat offenders slapped between EGP 20k and EGP 2 mn.

Samir was on the airwaves last night to explain the move, calling in to tell Hadrat El Mowaten host Sayed Ali that the CPA will disclose the names of the institutions soon (watch, runtime: 1:58).

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