Jurnal Ilmiah Islam Futura
Gala umong (pawn) has been practiced among Acehnese society until nowadays, whether in urban ur rural areas. This research is aimed at seeing whether the practice of gala umong among acehnese society fulfills the requirements of Islamic shari’a. The result of the study shows that the practice of rice field pawn seing through the Islamic pillars and requirementson pawn has not met the terms of the pillars and rahn or Pawn. The unfulfill practice of pawn can be seen that the unclear statement of the returning deadline that must be conduted by the user. It creates the misunderstandings amongst the parties which finally bring about the hostility among societal members. Another thing which is not in accordance with the rules is that the contract of rahn utilization of Marhuun (collateral), in this case is a productive rice land which is used by the murtahin (pawn recipient). If it is neglected, then the ricest men will use their wealth only for the sake of getting guarantee pawm from the poor for the ongoing investment. As a result, the poor will be more poor as they could not utilize their productive wealth and the ricest will be more rice as plentiful harvest marhūn utilize. Thus, the practice of Gala Umongwhich is practiced at Dayah Sharif village, Pidie sub-district, Aceh province, is not in accordance with Shariah.