Q: If a person discharges sadaqatul fitr on behalf of someone other than his dependents (i.e. his wife and children) without their permission, will the sadaqatul fitr be discharged?

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Sadaqatul Fitr Masaail

A: The sadaqatul fitr will not be discharged.

ولا يجوز أن يعطي عن غير عياله إلا بأمره كذا في المحيط (الفتاوى الهندية 1/193)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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