A Father Discharges Sadaqatul Fitr on Behalf of His Minor Children (who are wealthy) from his Wealth

Q: If a father discharges sadaqatul fitr on behalf of his minor children (who are wealthy) from his wealth, will the sadaqatul fitr be discharged?

A: The sadaqatul fitr will be discharged. 

( تجب )... ( لا عن زوجته ) وولده الكبير العاقل ولو أدى عنهما بلا إذن أجزأ استحسانا للإذن عادة أي لو في عياله وإلا فلا (الدر المختار 2/363) (الفتاوى الهندية 1/193)

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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