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The Luach Kolel Chabad says a minor can't be maftir on the seventh day of Pesach. Why?

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Because we want to show extra honor to the Song of David recited as the haftarah, and have an adult read it (Magen Avraham 282:12, cited in Shulchan Aruch Harav 284:8).

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Thank you! And that led me to find that the Mishna B'rura also cites the MA l'halacha, at 282:23. – msh210 May 1 '11 at 22:07

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