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Online Refunds

Question:What are the requirements of an online stores refund policy with respect to khiyar for the sale to be valid?For example, some stores say “refund for any reason within X days of purchase”, while others say “refund for any reason within X days of package...

Employment At A Company Selling Cellphones

Question:Is it advisable to work for a company that sells cellular phones. These phones, just as most cellular phones, have ringtones pre loaded on them and a camera on the screen that promotes selfie imaging. Answer: In principle, it will be permissible to sell such...

Forcing parents to pay for a schools air-conditioners

Q. I received a letter from the principal of my children’s school saying that parents should pay R3000.00 for the air conditioners that are going to be installed at the school, otherwise, my son will not be allowed to write exams. Is it permissible for the principal...

Selling goods on consignment

Q. Can I buy stock from a supplier with the condition that if the stock cannot be sold, I will return it to the supplier? A. The purchase and sale of goods/stock with the condition that the trader/purchaser can return the goods to the supplier/seller if they cannot be...

The Islamic basis of Pr-ordering

Q. I bought the Samsung S20 series on a pre-order basis. Is the concept of pre-ordering correct according to Shari’ principles? A. A pre-orderis an order placed for an item that has not yet been released. The item could be in existence or the item is non-existent at...