Q: If somebody saw the crescent moon but the authorized religious authority did
not issue a rule on sighting, what is the ruling? Also, if two just people gave
testimony about their sighting but the said authority did not give his rule,
what is people’s responsibility?
A: Whoever sees the crescent himself/herself or two just people testify their
seeing before him/her, suffices with his/her seeing or the testimonies of the
two just individuals and he/she is not in need of the rule of the authorized