Q: Are muslims allowed to accept the old age pension given to them by the government and is it permissibe to accept child grants given to umemployed parents for their children, by the government?
A: It is permissible for Muslims to accept the old age pension and child grants given to them by the government.
Mufti Shafiq Jakhura
This answer was collected from DarulIhsan.com. It’s the official website of Darul Ihsan, which is an Islamic organisation (PBO) based in Durban, South Africa.