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Islamic Ruling when Owner of Olive Grove Stipulates Taking a Certain Number of Olive Oil Tins after Production

During the olive harvesting season, some owners of olive groves arrange for the payment of olives to those who harvest them, in exchange for a specific number of oil tins (A tin takes around sixteen kilos of olive oil). The owner of the trees might say to the worker, "Harvest my grove, and give me three tins after the extraction of the olive oil." What is the ruling of Sharia on this?

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It is the Duty of the Employee to Adhere to the Administrative Instructions

The university regulations stipulate that the total working hours for the faculty members are 40 hours per week. However, the actual working hours for a faculty member at the university are less than 20 hours per week. The university has scheduled teaching days from Sunday to Wednesday, with Thursday designated for meetings and labs. What is the ruling on a faculty member's refusal to adhere to this schedule or their belief that requesting four days of work is unjust, while still receiving their full salary?

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Islamic Ruling on Subscription in Exchange for Maintenance

Is it permissible to have an annual subscription for cars in exchange for periodic maintenance and repair throughout the year?

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Islamic Ruling when an Employee Takes an Amount of Money for Personal Benefit

A tax consultant and auditor who is working for a certain company demanded an increase to his fees, so the company commissioned the Financial Manager to handle that matter. However, the latter asked the consultant to pay him a sum of money in return for approving that increase. What is the ruling of Sharia on this?

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Ruling on Leasing Land for Agriculture

A land owner leases it to a farmer for a certain sum of money (For example, 25 JDs per dunum) and the produce is the farmer`s alone and the latter also bears the loss in case it happened since the landowner takes the agreed upon sum in advance. In light of this, what is the ruling of Sharia on leasing land for agriculture?

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Ruling on Renting out Property to an Islamic Bank

I own a property in a commercial area and received an offer to rent out all or part of it to be used as a new branch for an Islamic bank. What is the ruling of Sharia on renting out this property knowing that the bank will use it for practicing its usual commercial activities?

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Ruling on Installing Points of Sale Devices in Tourist Hotels and Restaurants

I work for a company that provides payment services for traders` financial entitlements by Master and Visa card through their points of sale devices. Is it allowed to install such devices in tourist restaurants that serve alcoholic drinks?

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Ruling when Hired Worker Exploits Working Hours for Personal Benefit

There is an employer who doesn`t pay a hired worker the wages which he deserves considering his expertise and qualifications. Not only this, but he also forces him to return a portion of the wages approved by the state. Is this lawful? In addition, is it permissible for the worker to exploit the working hours and tools for personal benefit to make up for the above deduction?

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Ruling on Lessor Paying a Sum to Lessee against Terminating Contract

The contract duration of a rental car company is five years and based on this period the company determines the rent taking into consideration the type of the car itself, the decrease in its market value and other factors. If the rented car is brand new, its market value is high. For example, if the rental contract extends for one year, the rent is (500 euros) per month. If it is three years, the rent is (330 euros) per month. If the lessee wanted to terminate the latter form of contract (3 years) before it expires, the lessor accepts under the condition that the former pays the difference between the two forms of the contract above mentioned. In other words, the lessee pays a certain sum to the rental car company against termination of contract. On its part, the company says that this is better than obligating the lessee to pay the whole rent till the end of the contract`s period. The company adds that since it bought the car to be used by the lessee, it calculated its actual value and the decrease in that market value and this is the reason for setting a higher rent against a shorter period of rental contract. What is the ruling of Sharia on this along with mentioning textual evidence from Sharia sources?

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Ruling on Attracting Resource Persons by Employment Agencies

An employment agency attracts resource persons to work for local or foreign companies. Is it permissible for this agency to take these persons from their employers? Does this affect the interest of the country or not?

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Ruling when Transport Companies Contract with Truckers Via a Parallel Ijarah Contract

A company has contracted with transport companies to transport a particular substance for ten JDs per ton. Is it permissible for these companies to contract with the truckers to transport that same substance for nine JDs per ton? It is worth pointing that the company is okay with that.

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Rulings Related to Monthly Contribution Charged by Bus Driver to Transport Students

I`m a bus driver and contracted by parents to transport their children to and from school at specific times in exchange for a wage (A monthly contribution), regardless of the number of days they attend school each month. What is the ruling on the monthly contribution that I collect in full although students may abstain from going to school or be absent for some days?

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Ruling on Working at a Call Center Facilitating Stock Exchange Marketing and Sales Services

Is it permissible to work for a company that provides call center services for world stock exchanges, such as sales and marketing?

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Ruling on Demanding an Allowance for the Difference in Working Hours

I work at the National Petroleum Company (NPC) in excavation / shifts program (Two weeks on duty and two weeks off) . Am I permitted to press a charge in the court in order to get an allowance for the differences in working hours and for Friday and Saturday. This is knowing that I have signed my employment's contract on this basis whereas my latter requests weren't mentioned in the contract itself?

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Ruling on Implementing a Computer Network for a Conventional Bank

I own a company that works in the field of computer networks. One day, a contractor requested implementing a computer network for one of the conventional banks in return for a certain amount of money. Is this permissible or not?

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