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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    It is not expressly forbidden in the law. However political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding and that much of their financing comes from voluntary contributions by party members.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    It is not expressly forbidden in the law. However political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding and that much of their financing comes from voluntary contributions by party members.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    It is not expressly forbidden in the law. However political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding and that much of their financing comes from voluntary contributions by party members.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    It is not expressly forbidden in the law. However political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding and that much of their financing comes from voluntary contributions by party members.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    It is not expressly forbidden in the law for governing parties to utilize public funds to promote their candidates. However political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding and that much of their financing comes from voluntary contributions by party members.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

14. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.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
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
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
  • Comment
  • Source

    Political finance is not regulated.

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

    Even though political parties do not receive any form of direct or indirect public funding, it is not expressly forbidden in the law.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
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
  • Comment
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33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
  • Source
43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source
44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source

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47. Do political parties have to report regularly on their finances?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    Annually. However, there is no entity directly responsible for the supervision of political financing and there are no sanctions in case the information is not presented on time or if it is inaccurate.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    However, there is no entity directly responsible for the supervision of political financing and there are no sanctions in case the information is not presented on time or if it is inaccurate.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    However, there is no entity directly responsible for the supervision of political financing and there are no sanctions in case the information is not presented on time or if it is inaccurate.

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source
55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment

    There is no entity directly responsible for the supervision of political financing 

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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

    There is no entity directly responsible for the supervision of political financing 

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
  • Code Not applicable
  • Comment
  • Source
58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeNone
  • Comment

    Political finance is not regulated

  • Source

    REPORT TO THE PERMANENT COUNCIL
    OAS ELECTORAL OBSERVATION MISSION, 2015 
    http://www.oas.org/es/sap/deco/moe_informe/informesuriname2015.pdf

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