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Section II: The Wajib from Charity on Crops

Firstly: The Types Upon Which Charity is Wajib
1. Hintah [903] Hintah is wheat. and barley from grains, and dry dates and raisins from fruits.
Charity is wajib upon hintah and barley among grains, and dry dates and raisins from fruits. Consensus has been quoted over this by: Ibn al-Mundhir, Ibn `Abd al-Barr, Ibn Rushd, and al-Shinqiti. It has been transmitted by al-Khattabi, al-Qarafi, and al-Nawawi in dry dates and raisins, and by Ibn Hazm in wheat, barley, and dry dates. What is stored in quantity
Legal charity is wajib every storable quantity of crops. This is the position of the Hanbalis, chosen by Ibn Baz and Ibn `Uthaymin.
Secondly: The Types Upon Which Charity is Not Wajib
1. Olives
There is no charity payable on olives. This is the position of the Shafi`is, Hanbalis, a group of the Salaf, chosen by Abu `Ubayd al-Qasim ibn Sallam and Ibn Baz.
2. Fruits and vegetables
There is no charity payable for fruits and vegetables. This is the position of the majority: Malikis, Shafi`is, Zahiris, Abu Yusuf and Muhammad ibn al-Hasan from the Hanafis, [904] Abu Yusuf excepted what comes of it remaining from one year to the next through drying.  This is then estimated. If it reaches a nisab then it is wajib to give charity on it, and if not, then nothing is given. Examples of this include figs, pears, guava, and peaches. and the majority of scholars.
3. Honey
There is no charity payable for honey. This is the position of the Malikis, Shafi`is, Zahiris, and a group from the Salaf. It is also the choice of Ibn al-Mundhir, leaned towards by Ibn Muflih. It is chosen by Ibn `Uthaymin and the Permanent Committee.


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