39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea


There are no spending limits for either political parties or candidates, nor is there a definition of what constitutes a campaign expense.

Source: International Foundation for Electoral Systems Elections in Papua New Guinea 2012 National General Elections Frequently Asked Questions, International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Washington DC June 2012


The only limits are on financial contributions made by individuals and organizations to political parties.They can spend as much as they want as long as they provide financial returns at the specified time.

Source: Global Integrity, Global Integrity Report, Papua New Guinea 2007 accessed on 2 February2018 at https://www.globalintegrity.org/research/reports/global-integrity-report/global-integrity-report-2007/gir-scorecard-2007-papua-new-guinea/



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