Taking possession of an item before payment

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My teacher ordered kitaabs for madrasah students. Some of us didn’t hand over the payment yet. Is it permissible for us to take the kitaabs home? Will the bai’ be faasid if we do so?


A: After you have purchased it then it is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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