عربي
14 ذو القعدة 1440  ,  17 تموز 2019

All Fatawaas

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
Sale Contract whereby Seller Takes the Non-Refundable Deposit What is the ruling on the sale contract of a plot of land in which it is stipulated that the seller take the non-refundable deposit? • Read More
Ruling on Excluding Uncovered Payments from Profit Calculation in Staff Provident Funds We are the management panel of a certain company`s staff provident fund. We collect payments from the employees subscribing to this fund. We use these amounts in business to make profit. We grant interest-free loans to subscribers from their savings up to (70%). In order to achieve justice amongst subscribers, the panel intends to exclude the uncovered payments of these loans from the calculation of the annual profits. What is the ruling of Sharia on this? • Read More
Ruling on Using Mobile Payments Service What is the Islamic ruling on using electronic and mobile payments service issued by Zain under the name (Zain Cash)? In fact, Zain Cash gives the user secure and convenient means to conduct financial transactions and process monthly payments. It is now possible to use one`s mobile to transfer money, pay invoices, and withdraw cash, in addition to other services. • Read More
A Form of Land Investment A landowner and an investor have reached an agreement whereby the owner shall offer a plot of land to the investor on basis of a power of attorney that extends until the end of the intended project. In return, the investor shall pay the sum of one million and two hundred and fifty JDs, via cheque cashable after two years from its date, as the price of that land. However, that price shall remain fixed regardless of any rise in land prices. The purpose behind the two-year period is giving the investor the opportunity to build residential flats and sell them. The latter shall also cover all the needed expenses. Moreover, any party that fails to fulfill the terms of this agreement shall pay, to the other party, the value of all the damages resulting from that, in addition to (9%) as an interest, effective from the date of the agreement. What is the ruling of Sharia on this? • Read More
Ruling on Working for and Promoting Foreign Exchange Trading Company I work for a company that trades in foreign exchange where I design the website, mobile applications, and, sometimes, promotional materials. I have to make sure that these are accessible to users to attract them to open accounts with the company. What is the ruling of Sharia on my work and the salaries that I have already received? • Read More
An Employee Claiming a Compensation for an Accident during Work I drive a wheeled-excavator, and one day the company I work for sent me to the digging site in one of its buses. Due to the recklessness of the driver, we had an accident. As a result, I sustained back injury, and stopped working. The problem is that the bus wasn`t licensed and the company hadn`t registered me under the social security. Do I have the right to claim a compensation for the harm inflicted upon me because of the accident? Who should pay the compensation: the bus driver or the company? Do I have the right to claim my salary for the period I stopped working? • Read More
Ruling on Tenant Paying Commission to Owner`s Proxy against Cutting down on Rent I would like to rent a property, but the owner`s proxy told me that I have to pay him two thousand JDs against keeping the old rent, which is 240 JDs per month. In case I declined, he will draft a new contract with a rent of 650 JDs per month. Do I incur sin if I paid him the two thousand JDs against keeping the old rent? • Read More
Ruling on Spending Orphans` Revenues in Favor of others We are a charity that cares for orphans and their families. We own a school and a medical center. They yield revenues and profits, for the charity, from tuition payments and patients. Is it permissible to spend these revenues (school and medical center) on activities and programs targeting groups other than the orphans themselves? • Read More
Ruling on Dealing with Electronic Clearing What is the ruling of Sharia on dealing with the electronic clearing employed by banks nowadays? • Read More
Rulings and Conditions of Using Credit Cards What is the ruling on using credit cards? • Read More
Subscribing to Jordan Teachers` Association Retirement Fund What is the legal ruling on the Retirement Fund of the Jordan Teachers` Association attached below? • Read More
Heirs` Right to Trade`s Name and Mark is Inalienable My father who owned a famous commercial industrial company, which had a grand name and products in the market, passed away. As a result, the estate was divided among the heirs, but the femaleswere denied their sharein the value of the trade`s name and mark as well as the factory; contrary to the males. Do the females have the right to claim their share from the value of the trade`s name and mark, in addition to other brand names? • Read More
Ruling on Spreading Rumors to Increase Stock Prices One economic group plans to spread rumors to increase the stock prices of a certain company. Is it permissible that I buy the stocks of this particular company prior to the increase so that I sell them latter for a higher price. In fact, I have neither the power nor the potential to stop this group from doing that because they work on an international level, and I can`t even tell the people about the truth of the matter because it happens suddenly. However, the company`s work and stocks are, in principle, lawful. • Read More
Ruling on Debts for which Modern Corporations are Liable What is the stand of Sharia on investing in a corporation, which trades in lawful goods, and has a separate legal entity? And the fact that partners aren`t required to pay off that corporation`s debts from their own wealth as they are the liability of the corporation itself? • Read More