Q:Please could you clarify the Islamic permissibility for one to claim income support?
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A: The permissibility of being able to claim income support depends on whether the individual fits the eligibility criteria or not. The eligibility criteria can be seen at the following link:
If one does not meet the criteria despite being diagnosed with an illness one cannot claim income support.