Oath of a minor

Q: My sister took an oath regarding a specific chair “Wallahi I won’t sit on the chair”. A) Her intention was that she won’t sit at that moment.  B) She is 12 years old and is not Baaligh.

1) Is she allowed to sit on the chair now?

2) If she sits on it will she have to pay kaffara?



1. Yes

2. No

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)