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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentBan applies to when political parties compete in elections.
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2. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to candidates?
  • CodeYes
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3. Is there a ban on corporate donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • CommentBan applies to donations per company/corporation exceeding the amount of Rp 7.500.000.000 [I$ 1,380,000] within the period of 1 (one) year.
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4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo
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5. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to political parties?
  • CodeYes
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6. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to candidates?
  • CodeNo
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7. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentBan applies during participation in elections.
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8. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to candidates?
  • CodeYes
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9. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to political parties?
10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentGovernment facilities must not be used for campaigning
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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?
  • CodeYes, for both natural and legal persons
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    Limit does not apply to party members

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    Article 35 (1b) 'Individuals that are not members of the political party shall not exceed the amount of Rp. 1.000.000.000 (one billion rupiahs) per person within the period of 1 (one) year'Article 35 (1c) (page 13) 'A company and/ or corporation shall not exceed the amount of Rp. 7.500.000.000 (seven billion and five hundred million rupiahs) per company/ or corporation witthin the period of 1 (one) year' (Source: Law No. 2 on Political Party, 2011)

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?
  • Code Annual limit is Rp. 1,000,000,000 (individuals); Rp. 7,500,000,000 (company/corporation)
  • CommentHowever, party members are not subject to contribution limits.
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16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
17. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election, what is the limit?
  • Code Individual : Rp. 1,000,000,000, Groups, companies or non-government business entities : Rp. 7,5,000,000,000
  • CommentHowever, no limit applies to members of parties.
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18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • Code Individuals: 1,000,000,000. Corporations: 5,000,000,000
  • CommentPresidential candidates: Applicable during campaign seasons. Donation limit is 1 billion IDR for individuals and 5 billion IDR for corporations. Senatorial candidates: Applicable per fiscal year. Donation limit is 250 million IDR for individuals and 500 million IDR for corporations.
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20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, regularly
  • CommentAnnual funding provided to political parties.
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29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeRepresentation in elected body
  • CommentFunding only available to parties that have gained representation in national, Provincial or Regency/Municipal Representative councils (DPRs)
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30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeProportional to votes received
  • CommentProportional to votes won
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31. What are the provisions on 'ear marking' direct public funding to political parties (how it should be used)?
  • Code political education of members and citizens
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32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentPolitical parties contesting elections are granted equal access to public television and public radio.
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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
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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • Code Presidential candidates are provided security and health facilities and police protection.
  • CommentPresidential candidates are provided security and health facilities and police protection.
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36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeNo
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37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo
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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeYes
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39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo
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40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
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41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeNo
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42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
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43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?

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47. Do political parties have to report regularly on their finances?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentOnly relating to the use of public funds
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48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
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49. Do candidates have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
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50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeYes
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52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeYes
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53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeEMB | Auditing agency
  • CommentEMB (KPU) for election reports, State Audit Board for annual party reports on use of public funds
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56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeAuditing agency | Other
  • CommentAuditors and the government agency Bawaslu
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57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeFines | Prison | Loss of public funding | Loss of nomination of candidate
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