4. Non-Muslims -for the years before
conversion to Islam.
There are different status of defaulted
1. An aged person who cannot fast is
exempted from fasting and also from expiation. If, after Ramadhan, it
becomes possible for that aged person to fast, he/she should make up the
defaulted Rarnadhan fasts.
2. An aged person for whom fasting is hard
is exempted but must pay 3/4 kilogram (1 Mud) of food to the poor for
every day of defaulted fast.
3. One who has a condition which causes
insatiable thirst and who cannot tolerate going without water,or for whom
fasting is hard is exempted.
a- In the latter case, one must pay
3/4kilogram of food to the poor for every day of defaulted fast.
b- If after Ramadhan , it becomes
possible for both cases to fast, one should make up defaulted fasts.
4. A woman who is pregnant and whose
delivery time is near, or a woman who is breast-feeding her child, if fasting
will harm herself or her baby, she should not fast.
must give 3/4 kilogram of food as expiation to the poor and, make up for the
b- In case the harm was for herself only and
not for the child, then she should make up for the defaulted fasts without
5. Apostate (murtad) -A Muslim
who turns away from Islam, should compensate for fasts defaulted during the
period of apostacy.
6. Women in their monthly period or during
childbirth should compensate for defaulted fasts.
7.A travellerwho missed certain days fast
because of journey has to make up for missed fasts.
8. A sick person after recovery must fast
the number of