nusr-khilafah-en

Constitution of the Caliphate State for Android

Constitution of the Caliphate State / Economic System

Article 153: The State shall guarantee to find a work for every citizen

 The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 153: The State guarantees to create work for all of those who carry its citizenship.

The evidences for this article is that it is part of the generality of the words of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم:

«الإِمَامُ رَاعٍ وَهُوَ وَمَسْؤُولٌ عَنْ رَعِيَّتِهِ»

The Imam is a guardian and he is responsible for his subjects” (reported by Al-Bukhari from ‘Abd Allah b. Umar), and from the most important issues of managing the affairs is creating work for those who are capable but do not find any. The fact that maintenance of the poor person who has no relative capable of maintaining them is upon the State is due to his صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم words:

«مَنْ تَرَكَ مَالاً فَلِوَرَثَتِهِ، وَمَنْ تَرَكَ كَلاًّ فَإِلَيْنَا»

If somebody (dies among the Muslims) leaving some property, the property will go to his heirs; and if he leaves dependants (orphans), we will take care of them. (agreed upon from Abu Hurayrah). And in the narration of Abu Hurayrah:

« وَمَنْ تَرَكَ مَالاً فَلْيَرِثْهُ عَصَبَتُهُ مَنْ كَانُوا، وَمَنْ تَرَكَ دَيْناً أَوْ ضَيَاعاً فَلْيَأْتِنِي فَأَنَا مَوْلاَهُ»

If a believer leaves some property then his relatives will inherit that property; but if he is in debt or he leaves poor children, let those (creditors and children) come to me, for them I am his sponsor (surely)” (agreed upon, and the wording is from Al-Bukhari).

The State ought to secure jobs for those whom she is bound to spend on for their living. Ibn Maja reported from Anas Bin Malik who said:

«أَنَّ رَجُلاً مِنْ الأَنْصَارِ جَاءَ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم يَسْأَلُهُ فَقَالَ: لَكَ فِي بَيْتِكَ شَيْءٌ؟ قَالَ: بَلَى، حِلْسٌ نَلْبَسُ بَعْضَهُ وَنَبْسُطُ بَعْضَهُ وَقَدَحٌ نَشْرَبُ فِيهِ الْمَاءَ، قَالَ: ائْتِنِي بِهِمَا، قَالَ: فَأَتَاهُ بِهِمَا، فَأَخَذَهُمَا رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم بِيَدِهِ ثُمَّ قَالَ: مَنْ يَشْتَرِي هَذَيْنِ؟ فَقَالَ رَجُلٌ: أَنَا آخُذُهُمَا بِدِرْهَمٍ، قَالَ: مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ مَرَّتَيْنِ أَوْ ثَلاثًا، قَالَ رَجُلٌ: أَنَا آخُذُهُمَا بِدِرْهَمَيْنِ، فَأَعْطَاهُمَا إِيَّاهُ وَأَخَذَ الدِّرْهَمَيْنِ فَأَعْطَاهُمَا الأَنْصَارِيَّ وَقَالَ: اشْتَرِ بِأَحَدِهِمَا طَعَامًا فَانْبِذْهُ إِلَى أَهْلِكَ، وَاشْتَرِ بِالآخَرِ قَدُومًا فَأْتِنِي بِهِ، فَفَعَلَ، فَأَخَذَهُ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم فَشَدَّ فِيهِ عُودًا بِيَدِهِ وَقَالَ: اذْهَبْ فَاحْتَطِبْ وَلا أَرَاكَ خَمْسَةَ عَشَرَ يَوْمًا، فَجَعَلَ يَحْتَطِبُ وَيَبِيعُ، فَجَاءَ وَقَدْ أَصَابَ عَشْرَةَ دَرَاهِمَ، فَقَالَ اشْتَرِ بِبَعْضِهَا طَعَامًا وَبِبَعْضِهَا ثَوْباً، ثُمَّ قَالَ: هَذَا خَيْرٌ لَكَ مِنْ أَنْ تَجِيءَ وَالْمَسْأَلَةُ نُكْتَةٌ فِي وَجْهِكَ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ، إِنَّ الْمَسْأَلَةَ لا تَصْلُحُ إِلا لِذِي فَقْرٍ مُدْقِعٍ أَوْ لِذِي غُرْمٍ مُفْظِعٍ أَوْ دَمٍ مُوجِعٍ»

A man of the Ansar came to the Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم and begged from him. He (the Prophet) asked: Have you nothing in your house? He replied: Yes, a piece of cloth, a part of which we wear and a part of which we spread (on the ground), and a wooden bowl from which we drink water. He said: Bring them to me. He then brought these articles to him and he (the Prophet) took them in his hands and asked: Who will buy these? A man said: I shall buy them for one Dirham. He said twice or thrice: Who will offer more than one Dirham? A man said: I shall buy them for two Dirhams. He gave these to him and took the two Dirhams and, giving them to the Ansari, he said: Buy food with one of them and hand it to your family, and buy an axe and bring it to me. He then brought it to him. The Messenger of Allah    fixed a handle on it with his own hands and said: Go, gather firewood and sell it, and do not let me see you for a fortnight. The man went away and gathered firewood and sold it. When he had earned ten Dirhams, he came to him and bought a garment with some of them and food with the others. The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وسلمthen said: This is better for you than that begging should come as a spot on your face on the Day of Judgment. Begging is right only for three people: one who is in grinding poverty, one who is seriously in debt, or one who is responsible for compensation and finds it difficult to pay.” Al-Tirmidhi reported a shorter version that he considered Hasan from Anas Bin Malik:

«أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم بَاعَ حِلْسًا وَقَدَحًا وَقَالَ: مَنْ يَشْتَرِي هَذَا الْحِلْسَ وَالْقَدَحَ؟ فَقَالَ رَجُلٌ: أَخَذْتُهُمَا بِدِرْهَمٍ، فَقَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ؟ مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ؟ فَأَعْطَاهُ رَجُلٌ دِرْهَمَيْنِ فَبَاعَهُمَا مِنْهُ»

That the Messenger of Allah (saw) sold a saddle blanket and a drinking bowl. He (saw) said: "Who will buy saddle blanket and drinking bowl?". So a man said: "I will take them for a Dirham." So the Prophet (saw) said: "Who will give more than a Dirham? Who will give more that a Dirham?" A man agreed to give him two Dirham, so he sold them to him. And it has been reported in the narration of Ibn Maja that the Messenger صلى الله عليه وآله وسلمsaid:

«قَالَ: مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ مَرَّتَيْنِ؟»

Who will pay more than a Dirham twice?” and in the narration of Al-Tirmidhi the Messenger صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم said:

«مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ؟ مَنْ يَزِيدُ عَلَى دِرْهَمٍ؟»

who will pay more than a Dirham? Who will pay more than a Dirham” or in other words, the sale was completed through the auction.

So the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم dealing with employment directly in his صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم capacity as the head of the State means that the State has to provide work for those unemployed.

Above that, the maintenance from the Bayt Al-Mal is due for the one who is incapable, both practically and legally. The one who is practically incapable is the person unable to work. The one who legally has the rule of the one who is incapable though is not practically incapable, is the person able to work but unable to find it, and so he is considered incapable in the eye of the law, and it is obligatory to give him maintenance. Therefore, providing work for the one who is considered incapable from the view of the law is exactly like providing maintenance for the practically incapable person. Additionally, the Shari’ah forbade asking, in other words, begging, and permitted it from the authority in other words, the State; it is reported from Abu Hurayrah who said: “The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم said:

«كَدٌّ يَكُدُّ بِهَا الرَّجُلُ وَجْهَهُ إِلا أَنْ يَسْأَلَ الرَّجُلُ سُلْطَانًا أَوْ فِي أَمْرٍ لا بُدَّ مِنْهُ»

“(Begging) is a cut that a person inflicts upon his face; except for asking a ruler, or under the stress of circumstances from which there is no escape.” reported by Al-Tirmidhi and Al-Nasa’i, Al-Tirmidhi said it is Hasan Sahih, and Ahmad reported something similar which Al-Zayn authenticated, which is proof that it is permitted to ask the authority, in other words, the State, and this means that she is responsible for him and for his maintenance, or securing a job/work for him.

Some articles of the Constitution

The Constitution of the Caliphate State

Article 4: What may and what may not be adopted

Article 4: The Khalifah does not adopt any specific Shari’ah rule in matters related to rituals (‘Ibadaat) except in Zakat and Jihad, and whatever is necessary to protect the unity of the Muslims, and nor does he adopt any thought from among the thoughts related to the Islamic 'Aqeedah. more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State

Article 23:The state apparatus

Article 23: The state apparatus is established upon thirteen institutions: The Khalifah (Leader of the State) The Assistants (delegated ministers) Executive minister The Governors The Amir of Jihad The Internal Security The Foreign Affairs Industry The Judiciary The People’s Affairs (administrative apparatus) The Treasury (Bayt Al-Mal) Media The Ummah’s Council (Shura and accounting) more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State,

Article 172: Goal of education, and teaching methods

Article 172: The goal of education is to produce the Islamic personality and to increase peoples’ knowledge connected with life’s affairs. Teaching methods are established to achieve this goal; any method that leads to other than this goal is prevented. more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State,

Article 153: The State shall guarantee to find a work for every citizen

Article 153: The State guarantees to create work for all of those who carry its citizenship. more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State

Article 105: Ummah Council, Provincial Councils

Article 105: The individuals who represent the Muslims’ views to the Khalifah are the Ummah Council, and the individuals who represent the people in the provinces are the Provincial Councils. It is permitted for non-Muslims to be members in the Shura council for the sake of raising any complaints against any oppression by the rulers or misapplication of the laws of Islam. more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State,

Article 137: Categories of Public Ownership

Article 137: There are three categories of Public Ownership: a. Public utilities, such as the open spaces in the towns. b. Vast mineral resources, like oil fields. c. Things which, by their nature, preclude ownership by individuals, such as rivers. more
The Constitution of the Caliphate State,

Article 132: Spending and investment of property restricted by the Shari’ah

Article 132: The disposal of property is restricted by the permission of the Legislator (swt), for both of spending and investment. Squandering, extravagance and miserliness are all forbidden. Capitalist companies, co-operatives and any other type of transactions which contradict the Shari’ah are forbidden. Interest, fraud, monopolies, gambling and anything similar are all forbidden. more

Regarding Declaration of ISIS the Establishment of the Caliphate (Khilafah)

To all the brothers and sisters who sent inquiries about the declaration of the organization's ISIS establishment of the Caliphate State... The matter of the Islamic Caliphate is great and its matter…

Method of Establishing the Caliphate and the Dominant Sultan

There are some comments that state: " the method of seeking the Nussrah (material support) to establish the Khilafah is not the only legitimate way, there is another method, which is "the method of…