Would an Oath Be Valid if It Was Taken by an Immature Person

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Fatwa ID: 05280

 

Answered by: Mufti Muhammad Adnan

 

Question

 

I took 5 oaths before my age of puberty. If I break it after puberty should I offer expiation? If yes then what is the expiation?

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer

 

One of the conditions for an oath to be valid is that the oath-taker must be mature. (Bahishti Zewar)

 

As you were not mature and you were pre-pubescent the oaths will not take effect and nullifying the oath will not render an expiation obligatory.

 

 

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Mufti Muhammad Adnan

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

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