Resolutions of Iftaa' Board

Resolutions of Iftaa' Board

Date Added : 28-10-2015


Resolution No.(73): “Deducting a Percentage from Vouchers' Value Given to Drivers for Collecting them on their Behalf“

Date: 17/2/1425 AH corresponding to 7/4/2004 AD.


The Board received the following question:

What is the ruling when (Aqaba Voucher Encashment Agencies for Freight Drivers) collect the sums of vouchers given to freight drivers from the (Jordan United Transport) with deducting (5%) against the effort they exert in doing that?
Answer: All success is due to Allah.
The Board is of the view that it is impermissible for the above agencies to take a percentage of the collected sums (in accordance with the manner stated above) because this transaction is parallel to usurious loaning and bill discounting. However, it is permissible for the above agencies to charge a fixed sum, not related to any percentage from the amounts due to owners or drivers of trucks, against collecting these amounts on their behalf, whether these amounts are big or small since both entail the same effort. Moreover, it is permissible for these agencies to pay the owners and drivers of these trucks the amounts due to them as a good will loan, to be collected later. And Allah Knows Best. 

Chairman of the Iftaa` Board, Chief Justice,

Izzaldeen At-Tamimi

Dr. Yousef Ghyzaan

       Dr. Abdulsalam Al-Abbadi         

Dr. Wasif Abdulwahaab     

  Sheikh Saeid Hijjawi 

                 Dr. Mohammad Abu Yahia                

     Sheikh Nai`em Mujahid       

                                                                Sheikh Abdulkareem Al-Khasawneh                                                                      

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Yes, it is permissible to perform Umrah after the latest expansion of the Sa`y area since Sa`y between As-Safa and Al- Marwah is observed.

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