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  • Wearing Shoes Named after a Non-Muslim Player Date: 22-11-2021

    I like to play basketball, and I was looking into buying shoes for it. The issue that I have is that the sneakers that are made for basketball are almost always named after a player that is a non-Muslim. I want to know if it is permissible to buy a pair of shoes like this. The only person I know today that is supposedly a Muslim and has his own shoe.. More

  • Buying Items from Supermarket while Not Checking the Price of Each Product Date: 21-10-2021

    Assalaamu ‘alaykum,When one buys a lot of goods from for example the supermarket is it mandatory that the price of each product has to be known in order for the transaction to be valid. Usually when going to the supermarket, I don’t check the prices of each product that I am planning to buy, I just pay the total price of all the goods. .. More

  • Buying sealed product that might be defective Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, In the markets, the products are wrapped in plastic or sealed in boxes, and we cannot check them without breaking the seal. Do we have the right to break the seal, or do we need permission? Sometimes, one of the products is open, and people buy a product similar to it based on that, but the similar product.. More

  • Returning rotten food products to seller Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Imagine that someone bought some products like eggs, fruits, or any other goods, and then after going home he noticed that these products were rotten or damaged. In that case, is the seller bound to take back the goods and return the money? Notice that there was no agreement between both parties regarding taking back the goods if damaged. .. 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

  • Permissibility of using the receipt to return a purchased item Date: 19-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are receipts allowed in Islam? I am asking because I heard that in Islam, if the buyer and seller depart, the buyer cannot give the item back. So does this mean that receipts are not allowed, for example, if you did not want the item after using it, can you return it? .. More

  • Rescinding a sale with a Muslim who is not happy with his transaction Date: 3-2-2014

    I am a woman who lives abroad. There was a woman who wished to buy an expensive electric device from me. She bought it at half its real price and she was the one who determined the price. After taking the device to her home and wanting to turn it on, she discovered that there was no proper electric current at her home, which is 220 volts. So, she asked.. More

  • A sale with a price-affecting condition Date: 2-2-2014

    I want to buy a car for 40,000 pounds. I will pay 20,000 in advance and the rest, based on the company's conditions, will be deposited in the bank and the remaining installments will be paid from the revenues. Is this transaction considered Riba? Thank you... More

  • He bought a commodity believing it to be defective but found it sound Date: 18-7-2011

    I purchased a second-hand electrical appliance that should have a defective motor and agreed that I would be liable for any other defect. However, I found the motor to be sound. Am I required to return the value of the motor to the seller?.. More

  • Reducing the price of a manufactured goods if its specifications are reduced Date: 29-4-2007

    Assalamu Alaikum, I am a seller. One dayI received an order from a clients( let us name him"x") for $100. before prepaing his order he minimized some attributes of the order without knowing the amount of discount I would offer him due to that. Actually I said to myself that if he asked for discount after I finished his order I will offer him some discount,.. More

  • Choice to invalidate the sale contract conducted via Internet Date: 5-1-2006

    I am buying online on "eBay", and after I agreed with the seller on the price of a merchandize I faced some problem with delivery. Then I checked the price with another seller I found it cheaper by $30. In this case can I leave the first seller or I have to stick with him? I mean is it considered as a bounding contract with which I have.. More