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

    "the political party must be established and run by national money and nothing else."

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 39 

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

    "The political party must be established and run by national money and nothing else."

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 39 

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

    No pan as long as it is within the legal limits.

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31 

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

    No specific pan as long as it is within the legal limits.

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

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31

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

    No specific pan as long as it is within the legal limits

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

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31

8. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo
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9. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    "The Party shall not receive any direct or indirect support from any national group, public foundation, or public legal person, similarly, the party shall not receive support from companies owned by the state, national groups, public foundations, or any public legal person, or part of its capital."

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 38

10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    "The Party shall not receive any direct or indirect support from any national group, public foundation, or public legal person, similarly, the party shall not receive support from companies owned by the state, national groups, public foundations, or any public legal person, or part of its capital." 

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 38

12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    "The Party shall not receive any direct or indirect support from any national group, public foundation, or public legal person, similarly, the party shall not receive support from companies owned by the state, national groups, public foundations, or any public legal person, or part of its capital." 

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 38

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
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31

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 100000
  • Comment

    100000 Derhams/Year form each donor

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31, amended by Law No. 36.04, issued by decree 1.06.18, 14 February 2006 

16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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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

    The Limit was mentioned specifically for Political parties, not candidates

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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?
  • CodeDonation limit for private persons apply
  • Comment
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21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
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22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
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23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 41

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 45

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, regularly provided funding
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 32

29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeRepresentation in elected body | Share of votes in previous election | Participation in election
  • Comment

    Must receive 5% of the vote.

  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 32.

30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeEqual | Proportional to votes received
  • Comment
  • Source

    Decree No. 2.16.666, Article 2

31. What are the provisions on 'ear marking' direct public funding to political parties (how it should be used)?
  • CodeCampaign spending | Ongoing party activities | Intra-party institution
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 43

32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodePremises for campaign meetings
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political Party law No 29.11, article 31

36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    a special found is created to support projects that aim to strengthen women participation

  • Source

    Decree No. 2.16.666, Article 3

37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeYes, funding to women's wings
  • Comment
  • Source

    Decree 403.09, March 2009

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

    shall be punished by imprisonment from one year to five years and a fine of 5000 to 20000 Dirhams, or one of the two penalties. the penalty for candidates can be given for receiving a vote or group of votes of promises, gift, contribution of cash, promises of hiring them on public institutions, or other benefits intended to influence them to get their votes.

     

  • Source

    election law No. 9.97 article 102, amended by Law No. 64.02, March 2003 

39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
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40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Decree 2.16.668, Article 1, August 2016

  • Source
42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • Code 500000 Dirhams
  • Comment
  • Source

    Decree 2.16.668, Article 1, August 2016

43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
  • CodeSpending limit for party/candidate includes spending by others on their behalf
  • Comment
  • Source

    Decree 2.16.668, Article 1, August 2016

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

    The limit of expenses was general not specifically to media 

  • Source

    Decree 2.16.668, Article 1, August 2016

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

    The Limit is on general expenses not specifically media

  • Source

    Decree 2.16.668, Article 1, August 2016

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?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    "for the purpose 31 of March each year, the political parties provide high finance council with a detailed report on the previous year,includingd all documents for the previous year"

  • Source

    political party law No. 36.04 amended by Decree 1.06.18, article 37, August 2016

48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
  • Source

    political party law No. 36.04 amended by Decree 1.06.18, article 33

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

    'all candidates for legislative election must show verification of election expenses within one month after the result of the election'  

  • Source

    election law No. 9.97, article 291

50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
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51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    'it's allowed for the public to review the political party report in the high finance council or pay for a copy'

  • Source

    political party law, article 46

52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source
53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
  • CodeSometimes
  • Comment

    The Law specifically focused on fund given by the government to the political parties.  

  • Source

    political party law, article 44

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

    The law focused on the fund given by the government.

  • Source

    political party law, article 44

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

    political party law, article 44

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

    political party law, article 44

57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeImpose sanctions | Other
  • Comment

    The party loses its right in the government yearly financial support.

    The party may get suspended. 

  • Source

    political party law, article 55

    political party law, article 62

58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeLoss of public funding | Suspension of political party
  • Comment
  • Source

    political party law, article 55

    political party law, article 62

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