Status of nikaah if a non-Muslim couple accept Islam

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q:

1. A Non-Muslim married couple who were married from before, after reverting to Islam, is it compulsory for the couple to do Nikah again?

2. In the above situation, after accepting Islam, if its compulsory to do Nikah again, is mahr (dowry) compulsory?

3. Is the Nikah valid just by registering the marriage?

Bismillaah

A:

1. No.

2. No.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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