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Giving a gift with a condition

Q: If when giving a gift a person puts a condition that the موهوب (the person given the gift) can only spend on a specific thing then is the condition valid?


A: The gifting will be valid however one should disregard the condition. One may use the gift in whichever manner one wishes. 

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

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.