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27 Jamadi al-Awwal 1441  ,  22 January 2020

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Islamic Ruling on Starting a Casino or Working in One

What is the ruling of Sharia on starting a casino or working in one?

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Poultry Farmers Follow a Certain Customary Practice when Calculating Poultry Weights

In accordance with the normally accepted commercial practice, there are two types of plastic live chicken transport boxes: (7 kg) and (8kg). Recently, two new boxes have been imported into the market and theyweigh (6kg) and (7,200kg). However, traders deal with the latter boxes as the former. This caused loss to poultry farmers and breeders, in addition to fraud (tampering with the weighing scales), which is forbidden in Sharia. Because of this disparity, the marketer managed to make a great deal of profit. What is the ruling of Sharia on this knowing that the farmers take out one kilo from the weight of every basket against chicken runoff?

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Ruling on Taking Money against Swapping Jobs Two teachers have reached an agreement by which one pays a certain sum to the other against swapping jobs. What is the ruling of Sharia on this? • Read More
Actions of Agent must be in Favor of Principal My father has granted me power of attorney to manage his funds. Is it permissible that I give a loan from his money, even a son/daughter of his? If I did so, is that loan a debt on him/her or part of their share in the inheritance? Is it permissible that I sell some of his property and distribute the money amongst some of the heirs? This is knowing that he is having health issues undermining his capacity. • Read More
Ruling on Financing Services and Medical Fees for Members of Provident Fund What is the religious ruling on the agreement of procuring services and medical fees offered by the provident fund of the Jordan Petrol Refinery (See attached copy)? • Read More
Debt Guarantee on Behalf of Deceased is Determined by Form of Guarantee

My father passed away, and being his oldest son, I was asked to guarantee settling the debt that he owed and I agreed, as I was overwhelmed with grief. Am I liable for settling that debt on his behalf?

 

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Ruling on Revoking a Waiver Is it permissible for an heir to revoke a waiver after it has been concluded? • Read More
Ruling on Charging an Additional Amount against Delaying Payment I have purchased a car through an Islamic bank on basis of Murabaha and I want to delay paying off next month`s installment. However, the bank employee told me that I have to pay ten JDs as a fee. Is this permissible? • Read More
Changing an Endowment isn`t Permissible A Zakat committee intends to use a mosque`s accommodation (Which isn`t fit for living as indicated by the report of the Ministry of Awqaf). Thus, it was suggested that the committee rents an accommodation for the Imam at its expense, or pays a rent in return for using that accommodation in delivering its various activities, or that a doer of charitable actions rents a house for that Imam. The reason for this is that the Zakat committee is precisely against the mosque itself, serves the people of that neighborhood in specific and there aren`t vacant flats near that mosque. What is the Islamic ruling on this? • Read More
Ruling on Personal Advances System of the Social Security Corporation What is the Islamic ruling on the personal cash advances made by the Social Security Corporation to pensioners in return for (4.5%) as declining interest? • Read More
: Ruling on Selling a House by Raffle

Is it permissible that I sell my house by raffle? The main idea of this transaction is that a thousand ten-JD-tickets are sold to the public, and the holder of the winning ticket gets the house.

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Ruling on Prizes for Savings Accounts in Islamic Banks What is the ruling on taking prizes for savings accounts in Islamic banks? • Read More
Ruling on Developing Software for Riba-Based Transactions Our Company is specialized in software development. Recently, we were asked to develop the software of a conventional bank to help clients open accounts there. What is the ruling of Sharia on that? • Read More
Invention Right is a Private Property Large companies specialized in genetics develop certain plant varieties to make them more productive. This process is costly and entitles the companies to monopolize the rights of intellectual property of the research that they conduct. These genetically modified plants can be obtained only through these companies. Is it permissible to purchase this type of plants from companies which don`t own the intellectual rights to such products? • Read More
Ruling on Providing the Service of Paying University Fees on Instalments Using Murabaha Is it permissible for a staff provident fund to provide its members with the service of paying their university fees on instalments using Murabah? • Read More