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 […]

Islam and Climate Change

ARTICLE ON CLIMATE CHANGE: SHEIKH. DR. MUHAMMAD RIDWAAN GALLANT MUSLIM JUDICIAL COUNCIL/ SAFCEI.   Introduction Firstly it is important to have a basic understanding of the concept of climate change as understood in the twenty first century. Natural Climate Change: Climate change is the natural cycle through which the earth and its atmosphere are going […]

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. […]


The vision of the newly elected President of the Muslim Judicial Council (SA), Shaykh Irfaan Abrahams is his dedicated focus on taking the MJC to the people by strengthening ties with the community through regular communications via the 5 Imamat Council meetings, the various community service projects, educational programs and most importantly through dedicated service […]