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The school does have a right to hand over unpaid fees to debt collectors if a parent has not applied for a fee exemption.
You do not have the right to appeal a decision of the arbitrator, but you can take the arbitrator to the Labour Court for misconduct.
After a person turns 18, they can begin the process of transitioning.
You cannot be dismissed for insisting on your rights under the law.
It is every child’s right to be placed in a school, but the Department of Education cannot force a school to accept a child.
You are in the clear as regards the responsibility for paying.
A school can blacklist you with a credit bureau if you have not applied for fee exemption and have not paid outstanding fees.