Shawwaal Moonsighting

A practice spanning over 6 decades. The Crescent Observers Society gathers at the chambers of the MJC in preparation for the sighting of the Shawwaal crescent. The new moon will be born on Monday 4 July whilst the Crescent Observers Society will go out to sight the moon from their various vantage points on Tuesday 5 […]

Distribution Certificates (Estates)

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله و بركاته A distribution certificate identifies the Islamic heirs of the deceased and quantifies their shares of the estate in accordance with the Islamic laws of inheritance. The MJC Fatwa Department requires the following documentation to facilitate the drawing up of an Islamic Distribution Certificate Certified copy of deceased’s Death Certificate. […]

Fitrah and Fidyah 1437 AH/2016

The Fatwa Committee of the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) is pleased to announce the following: FITRAH AND FIDYAH IN KIND Fitrah for this year will be 4kg of rice. Fidyah for this year will be 1kg of rice. FITRAH AND FIDYAH The cash equivalent for Fitrah will be R36 per person. The cash equivalent for […]