Who is a Trustee and what are his duties

 

Who is a Trustee and what are his Duties

 

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

 

Answer

 

Trustee is a legal term for the Islamic term of Mutawalli. A trustees main responsibilities usually involve taking charge of the day to day running of the Mosque or any other voluntary organisation. The condition of a Mutawalli is that he is an adult, sane and Muslim. Furthermore, he should be trustworthy and capable of running the establishment. If a Mutawalli lacks any if these qualities or he is an open transgressor, then he should be removed from his post.

 

(Raddul Muhtar P.578-579 V.6)

 

Only Allah Knows Best

 

Mohammed Tosir Miah

 

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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