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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeNo
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2. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to candidates?
  • CodeNo
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3. Is there a ban on corporate donations to political parties?
  • CodeNo
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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?
  • CodeNo
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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?
  • CodeNo
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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?
  • CodeNo data
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10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeNo data
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    Regarding Public Media,(state resource) in reality, there is no equal access to public media because members of the Government benefit from media coverage during their presence at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new projects or their participation at a ground breaking ceremonies for future projects.

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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
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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?
  • CodeNo data
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16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
  • CodeNo
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    The funding of political parties and electoral campaigns is not regulated by law. The Electoral Code simply indicates that political parties and candidates pay their own political expenses. It determines however, the conditions under which electoral campaign expenses can be reimbursed. The Law determines the maximum amount for which expenses are reimbursed.

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

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 The Law determines the maximum amount for which expenses are reimbursed. Candidates or lists of candidates that obtained 10% of the vote are eligible for reimbursement, the reimbursement ceilings defined by the law are, five hundred million CFA (1 million US $), ten million CFA (20,000 US $) and five million CFA (10,000 US $) for presidential, legislative, and local elections respectively.
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    https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
  • CodeYes, for both natural and legal persons
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    Contribution to a candidate is by reimbursement when obtained 10% of the vote

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    Source:https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • CodeNo data
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    500 million CFA (1 million US $) For presidential, ten milion CFA (20,000 US $) for legislative and five million CFA (10,000 US $) for local elections.

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    http://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
  • CodeNo data
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    The funding of political parties and electoral campaigns are not regulated by law.  

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    https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

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 data
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24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
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25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo data
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26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
  • CodeNo data
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27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?
  • CodeNo data
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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, regularly
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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeParticipation in election
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    The criteria are concerned with their participation in elections, the number of elected members at the National Assembly or local government councils (regional, departmental, municipal, and rural), and whether they have women among their elected representatives.

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

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)?
  • Code Other
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    Each party must present an account of all public funds received to the Financial Section of the Supreme Court by March 31 of the current year. Lack of transparency in their accounting may lead to the termination of their funding for the following year, and even legal prosecution. This requirement to report all use of public funds, stated in the Political Parties Charter or Law 19 is not currently enforced and only a handful of parties have fulfilled this obligation.

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     https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

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?
  • CodeOther
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    500 million CFA (1 million US $) For presidential, ten milion CFA (20,000 US $) for legislative and five million CFA (10,000 US $) for local elections.

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     http://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeNo data
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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodeNo data
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36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeYes
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    The criteria are concerned with their participation in elections, the number of elected members at the National Assembly or local government councils (regional, departmental, municipal, and rural), and whether they have women among their elected representatives.

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo data
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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeNo data
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39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo data
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40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNo data
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41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeNo data
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42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNo data
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43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
  • CodeNo data
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44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeYes, for political parties
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    The limit is on public media

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
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    There are no specific spending regulations for online media advertising during elections. 

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

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
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    There is no obligation for parties or candidates to indicate the sources of their funding or the amounts they have raised

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     https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeNo
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    There is no obligation for parties or candidates to indicate the sources of their funding or the amounts they have raised

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    https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

49. Do candidates have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeNo
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    There is no obligation for parties or candidates to indicate the sources of their funding or the amounts they have raised

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     https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/

50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
  • CodeNo data
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51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeNo data
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52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeNo data
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53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
  • CodeNo data
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54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
  • CodeNo data
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55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeParliamentary unit
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    The Financial Section of the Supreme Court

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeOther
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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

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?
  • CodeOther
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    Termination of political funding for the following year and even legal prosecution

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    (Source: https://tsep.africa.ufl.edu/regulation/chad-4/)

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