Conditional divorce

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Q: My sister’ husband conditionally says to my sister that if you do this, divorce will occur. This has happened 3 times. It is 2nd marriage of her husband and my sister lives alone and has to go out for groceries, etc. So she could not fulfill the conditions. Please tell if divorce has taken place or not?


A: Yes, they are valid.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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