392 fatwas

  • Impermissible to sell jobs to job seekers Date: 19-7-2017

    Is it allowed for me to sell a job to a job seeker provided that the company gets the full amount of money provided by the job seeker? .. More

  • Demanding extra payment to rescind a sale Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A year ago, my brother made a deal to purchase a second-hand car (about 40% was paid from my account). He finalized the deal with the owner and paid an advance on the money and took the car to our home. Then, on another day, my brother was ready to pay the remaining money, but the seller said that he want to take the car back. My.. More

  • Investing in energy project in non-Muslim country Date: 27-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, dear Brothers. I want to invest in a project of new energy power generation in China. What bothers me is that the power plant will provide electrical energy to many factories,including wine factories. Many Muslim countries export oil which can be used to generate electricity to non-Muslim countries... More

  • Ruling on ‘hire-purchase’ sale Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know whether it is permissible to work for a company that sells electronic goods on hire-purchase (with a monthly payment), where the price is inclusive of an interest element charged from the customer (higher than the cash price). I will be responsible for setting the price, advertising, selling the product to consumers,.. More

  • Using phone apps that have ads Date: 12-6-2017

    Nowadays, many phone apps have ads. We do not know whether the money earned by these ads is used to help non-Muslims against Muslims. Moreover, we do not know whether by disabling these ads they still get money. Should we use these apps? .. More

  • Selling banknote with special numbers for more than its value Date: 5-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to sell a new £5 note for more than its value. It is one that has special numbers. .. More

  • Exchanging currency in one country and receiving it in another Date: 18-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I am Sri Lankan, I would like to know the Islamic ruling on black market money exchange and whether it is permissible. For example, my country allows US$ 5,000 to be taken by a person going out of the country without declaring it. If one takes more, then the exceeding amount requires the approval of the concerned autority... More

  • Purchasing separate warranty for commodity Date: 18-5-2017

    Suppose you bought a printer and it came with a manufacturer's warranty of two years. In addition, the store you bought the printer from offered to sell you printer coverage for two or more years where they would replace your printer with a new one if anything happened to it. What would be the Fiqhi ruling with regards to purchasing this additional.. More

  • Shopkeeper acting without shop owner's permission Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I bought an unstitched dress pack from a shop at night, but I did not like to have it after having bought it. I went to the shop in the afternoon and told the shopkeeper to change it, mentioning the reason to them, and the shopkeeper said, “We do not exchange, but you can do it.” I was with.. More

  • Using smartphone bought from black market Date: 14-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to ask about buying something from black market given that there is a difference of opinion among the scholars; some said that it is haram, and some said that it is halal. I have two smartphones, one is a gift from my father which he claimed from a black market; the second one is one which I bought from a cellphone store that.. More

  • Ordering from website that displays cross Date: 7-5-2017

    If there is a cross displayed on a website, can I order things from this site for it to be delivered to my house? If I order something from this site, do I have to worry that they might send a Christmas gift in the package that will be delivered to my house? Also, if the package is delivered to my house, do I have to worry that there might be something.. More

  • Benefitting from discarded receipts to collect store points Date: 2-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My friend is not religous. He and I have a joint account with a store where we earn points for shopping there, these points then turn into money, and we can buy things using vouchers in the store. The problem I have is that my friend sometimes picks up the dropped receipts of people, and the owner of the receipt is unknown, so it.. More

  • Ruling on selling sportswear to women Date: 1-5-2017

    What is the Sharee’ah ruling on selling sportswear to women? .. More

  • Transferring lease-to-own contract from lessee to another person Date: 30-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How are you doing? I would like to ask you a basic question about a tricky situation. There is a car that I like which is under lease. The actual value of the car is QAR 110,000 on outright purchase, but a friend of mine bought it through installments over three years, wherein he will end up paying 130,000. Now, due to some difficulty,.. More

  • Trading in hair products Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know whether it is halal to have a hair product business, like selling hair dyes and scissors for hair cutting. Thank you, and regards. .. More