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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

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       http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

2. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

3. Is there a ban on corporate donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

5. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

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    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

6. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

     

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

7. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

     

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

8. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

     

    Representation of the people Cap 103 part XII-XIII 

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

9. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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14. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

     

15. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
  • Source
16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

     

17. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

     

19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
  • CodeSpecific limit for candidates
  • Comment

    Twenty five thousand dollars

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

    sec 104(2)

21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
  • Source
30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeNo data
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31. What are the provisions on 'ear marking' direct public funding to political parties (how it should be used)?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNot applicable
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34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Part XV 129-a

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

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

    Part XII 106-1-a

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • Code In the excess of the sum of fifty thousand dollars multiplied by the number of candidates, not exceding 53 on the list of candidates
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    PArt XII 104-2

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    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • Code Twenty five Thousand dollars
  • Comment

    Part XII 104-2

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
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45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?
  • CodeNo data
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47. Do political parties have to report regularly on their finances?
  • CodeNo data
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48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Part XII 108-1

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

49. Do candidates have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Part XII 108-3

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Part XII 109-1

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    https://officialgazette.gov.gy/index.php/component/search/?searchword=june%202015&searchphrase=all&Itemid=108

53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
  • Source

    https://officialgazette.gov.gy/index.php/component/search/?searchword=june%202015&searchphrase=all&Itemid=108

54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    https://officialgazette.gov.gy/index.php/component/search/?searchword=june%202015&searchphrase=all&Itemid=108

55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeEMB
  • Comment

    Part XII 108

  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeYes, EMB
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeNo data
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58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeFines | Prison
  • Comment
  • Source

    http://www.gecom.org.gy/assets/docs/laws/Cap_103_Representation_of_the_People.pdf

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