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Question # : 151175


Some schools are charging fines for not paying fees on time. Is this permissible in Islam? Please clarify in accordance to Quran, Sunnah and the fatwa of Fuqaha.

Answer : 151175

Published on: May 29, 2017

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 830/779/SD=9/1438)


It is not lawful to impose financial penalty in case of not paying the fee in time.

قال الحصكفي : لا بأخذ مال في المذهب . (رد المحتار على الدر المختار 178/ 3 ط إحياء التراث)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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