Q: Sometimes store owners ask us to help them out with stock that has not been sold and is sometimes past the sell by date.
1. Is it permissible to give them back the full value of the stock as a credit?
2. Is it permissible to swap the stock directly for a fresh lot?
A: It is permissible.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)