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  • Government Employee Wants to Avail of Medical Insurance Date: 5-12-2019

    Assalaamoalaikum I have problem of mild fecal incontinence that is even after washing too much i still see stains on tissue and my clothes. I also have OCD for impurity. I am a government employee and have medical insurance and want to pursue surgery for incontinence. Please reply my following queries: 1. If surgeon feels surgery is not necessary,.. More

  • Wants to Save His Money in Insurance Company Date: 20-10-2019

    Asssalamu Alaikkum Just for saving purpose if I put money in Insurance company for a particular period of time is it acceptable? .. More

  • Working in an Oil Company and Health Insurance Is Included in the Package Date: 22-5-2019

    Assalamu Alaikum dear scholars I work in the HR department of an oil company. Our company gives free health insurance to its employees as part of its benefits package. Our company has a contract with an insurance company and I have nothing to with this contract. Anways, our company gives free coverage meaning the employee does not have to contirbute.. More

  • Working in cooperative insurance in Western country Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it halal to work in a cooperative insurance company in a Western country? Fatwa No. 131305 on this website stated that it may be allowed to work for a cooperative insurance company, but the question in that case was related to working for a cooperative insurance company in Saudi Arabia. Can you please clarify this regarding working.. More

  • Ruling on money from India's NPS retirement pension Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a government employee in Karnataka, India. There is a new retirement pension scheme called NPS; it is obligatory for everyone. In this plan, 10% of our basic salary is deducted every month, and a same amount is deposited from the govenment side to a separate account. This amount is utilized by the government on the stock market,.. More

  • Getting commercial car insurance to work and support family Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah bless you. I would like to work for a company called Uber as a driver with my own car. The issue is that the company requires that the car be insured in order to be accepted to work with the company. In the country in which I live, insurance is not deemed obligatory by the government. However, the company makes it mandatory.. More

  • Joining pension plan that possibly invests funds in unlawful activities Date: 28-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a choice of opting into a pension plan with a pension company. This provider takes the monthly payments made by my employer and invests it in funds. However, I have no idea of what these funds involve as it is not made clear. They potentially could include haram and unlawful activities involving interest and so on. (I did spot.. More

  • Getting rid of insurance company shares Date: 13-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. When I first came to the States, I did not know about insurance that it was haram. In any case, I quit it, but while I had it, the company became public and gave me some shares, which I still have. Can I sell them and use the money to make Hajj with it? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Benefitting of health insurance provided by employer Date: 2-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am working in Saudi Arabia, our company has given us a health insurance card, MEDGULF (The Mediterranian & Gulf Co-operative Insurance and Reinsurance Co.). Our company pays the insurance fees on behalf of us without deducting any money from our salary. When we show this in the hospital, we onlyhave to pay 20% of the amount,.. More

  • Buying compulsory car insurance by monthly installments Date: 18-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In Britain, it is compulsory to buy car insurance in order to legally drive. There are two options for payment: For example: 1. £1000 for one annual payment 2. £110 per month if a person wishes to pay in installments. This adds up to £1320. In the sharia, is the second option considered interest? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Mandatory car insurance Date: 24-2-2016

    In my country, India, car insurance in mandatory. My question is: can we choose among the various insurance policies? There is basic, premium, comprehensive, zero depreciation, bumper to bumper, and many more policies and coverages. Can I choose among them? Or should I go with the basic policy? Basic policy has the lowest coverage, while bumper to bumper.. More

  • Violating optical insurance terms Date: 26-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum.1- My company gives me optical insurance of QAR 3,000/- annually. Can I use this for another person if the optical shop agree, or could I buy something for myself and then give that to another person? 2- Optical insurance covers only lenses and frames, not sunglasses. There is one optical shop that gives sunglasses on the insurance.. More

  • Earnings of a physician from health insurance Date: 23-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am posting this question on behalf of one my brothers who is a doctor. As you know, the whole private system of healthcare runs on the basis of insurance. However, only sharia-based insurance is allowable. I want to know the ruling on my earning because its source is insurance. Also, what about taking insurance benefits for treatment.. More

  • Receiving pension for work that included selling wine Date: 13-12-2015

    I used to work in the duty free shop and used to sell wine for some years, then they stopped selling wine, and I worked for like six years after that. Then I retired, I now receive retirement pension; is it halal or not? .. More

  • Ruling on taking pension from an interest bank Date: 24-7-2015

    My father in law was an officer of a interest based bank in Bangladesh. He retired 5 years earlier. He has been taking pension from this bank after retirement. Is it allowed to take pension from such a bank? .. More

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