28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?



Yes, in relation to campaigns


Para. X:

Each candidate and political party received, respectively, TJS 3,000 and TJS 30,000 of public campaign funding in cash.

(OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission Final Report, Parliamentary Elections, March 2015, Republic of Tajikistan, available at http://www.osce.org/odihr/elections/tajikistan/158081?download=true accessed January 2018).     

Art 15:

State authority bodies of the Republic of Tajikistan render support the registered political party:

-providing the equal access to state mass media;

-ensuring equality of opportunities for holding election campaigns.

In case of suspension of party's activities in accordance with the provisions of article 21 of this Law, the government support will be temporary suspended.

In case of the ban on political party activities, from the date of the decision of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tajikistan on banning party's activity, the government support will be stopped.  

(Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Political Parties, 1998, available at http://base.mmk.tj/view_sanadhoview.php?showdetail=&sanadID=58, accessed January 2018).

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