• +27 11 413 2785/6

Remembering A Fault After Having Sold An Item


If a car was sold and one fault was not mentioned due to the seller forgetting or not knowing and after the car is sold the fault comes to mind…. what should the seller do?


The honest nature of the Muslim seller will compel him to inform the buyer of the fault. Then, if the fault is of such a nature that it reduces the value of the car, the buyer will have a right to return the car to the seller and retain the paid sum or keep the car at the same price. The buyer will not be allowed to ask for a reduction in the price.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.


( من وجد بمشريه ما ينقص الثمن ) و لو يسيرا جوهرة ( عند التجار ) المراد بهم أرباب المعرفة بكل تجارة و صنعة قاله المصنف ( أخذ بكل الثمن أو رده )
( الدر المختار مع حاشية رد المحتار ج 5 ص 5 أيج أيم سعيد ) 

Related Fatawa
Selling A Vehicle Registered In the Following Year

Question It is common practice that a vehicle is purchased in November or December, and registered in the next year. This Read more

A Printing Company Printing Images Of Animate Objects

Question A group of us printers have recently asked each other in terms of us getting any sin for printing Read more

Charging A Membership Fee To Become An Agent

Question Zaid has a factory which manufactures cosmetics. Many costumers want to become his agents. He charges them a membership Read more

Transfer Costs

Question If a house or a car is sold who should bear the transfer costs? Answer The buyer will bear Read more

Cancelling A Transaction If The Buyer Does Not Pay

Question Zaid sold an item to Amar and said that if you do not pay me by the end of Read more

Darul Ifta - Darul Uloom Azaadville - Madrasah Arabia Islamia