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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeYes
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    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by foreign states, foreign legal persons, foreign citizens or stateless persons as well as legal persons in which ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the foreign citizens or stateless persons.

    Source: Article 15 para.1 subpara.7, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by foreign states, foreign legal persons, foreign citizens or stateless persons as well as legal persons in which ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the foreign citizens or stateless persons.

    Source: Article 15 para.1 subpara.7, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by:

    1) the bodies of state and local self-governance bodies;

    2) state-owned and local self-governance-owned companies, institutions and organizations as well as by the legal persons in which at least ten per cent of the authorized capital or voting rights are directly or indirectly owned by the state, local self-governance bodies, by non-residents, or in which the ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the persons authorized to exercised the functions of the state or local self-governance as specified in the Law of Ukraine on Prevention of Corruption; 3) foreign states, foreign legal persons, foreign citizens or stateless persons as well as legal persons in which ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the foreign citizens or stateless persons;

    4) unregistered civil society organizations, charitable and religious associations (organizations);

    5) Ukrainian citizens under 18 years of age, Ukrainian citizens recognized legally incapacitated by the court of law, as well as anonymous persons or persons using pseudonyms;

    6) other political parties;

    7) natural and legal persons who entered public procurement contracts in accordance with the Law on Public Procurement (during the period of the contract implementation and during one year following the contract’s termination unless a total amount received under such contract during the period of the contract implementation and two years following its termination does not exceed ten percent of the total amount of incomes of the natural or legal person over the respective period);

    8) individuals and legal entities that have tax debts.

    Source: Article 15, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The same regulation on donations for political parties applies to candidates.

  • Source

    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

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

    The Law On Political Parties does not include trade unions to the list of entities that are not allowed to make donations to political parties.

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    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by:

    1) the bodies of state and local self-governance bodies;

    2) state-owned and local self-governance-owned companies, institutions and organizations as well as by the legal persons in which at least ten percent of the authorized capital or voting rights are directly or indirectly owned by the state, local self-governance bodies, by non-residents, or in which the ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the persons authorized to exercised the functions of the state or local self-governance as specified in the Law of Ukraine on Prevention of Corruption; 3) foreign states, foreign legal persons, foreign citizens or stateless persons as well as legal persons in which ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the foreign citizens or stateless persons;

    4) unregistered civil society organizations, charitable and religious associations (organizations);

    5) Ukrainian citizens under 18 years of age, Ukrainian citizens recognized legally incapacitated by the court of law, as well as anonymous persons or persons using pseudonyms;

    6) other political parties;

    7) natural and legal persons who entered public procurement contracts in accordance with the Law on Public Procurement (during the period of the contract implementation and during one year following the contract’s termination unless a total amount received under such contract during the period of the contract implementation and two years following its termination does not exceed ten percent of the total amount of incomes of the natural or legal person over the respective period);

    8) individuals and legal entities that have tax debts.

    Source: Article 15, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The Law On Political Parties does not include trade unions to the list of entities that are not allowed to make donations to political parties. Considering that regulation of donations to political parties applies to donations made to candidates, trade unions are allowed to make donations to candidates.

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    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

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

    If the payment is made by an individual, then the method of banking operation chosen by him or her should provide for the possibility of identification of that individual.

  • Source

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by anonymous persons or persons using pseudonyms.

    Source: Article 15 para. 1 subpara. 5, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    Considering that the same regulation on donations to political parties applies to donations to candidates, anonymous donations to candidates are prohibited.

  • Source

    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by anonymous persons or persons using pseudonyms.

    Source: Article 15 para. 1 subpara. 5, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by individuals and legal entities that entered public procurement contracts in accordance with the Law on Public Procurement (during the period of the contract implementation and during one year following the contract’s termination unless a total amount received under such contract during the period of the contract implementation and two years following its termination does not exceed ten percent of the total amount of incomes of the natural or legal person over the respective period).

    Source: Article 15 para.1 subpara. 7, Law on Political Parties. 2019

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

    Considering that the same regulation on donations to political parties applies to donations to candidates, donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates are prohibited.

  • Source

    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by individuals and legal entities that entered public procurement contracts in accordance with the Law on Public Procurement (during the period of the contract implementation and during one year following the contract’s termination unless a total amount received under such contract during the period of the contract implementation and two years following its termination does not exceed ten percent of the total amount of incomes of the natural or legal person over the respective period).

    Source: Article 15 para.1 subpara. 7, Law on Political Parties. 2019

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

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by state-owned and local self-governance-owned companies, institutions and organizations as well as by the legal persons in which at least ten percent of the authorized capital or voting rights are directly or indirectly owned by the state, local self-governance bodies, by non-residents, or in which the ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the persons authorized to exercise the functions of the state or local self-governance as specified in the Law of Ukraine on Prevention of Corruption.

    Source: Article 15 para. 1 subpara. 2, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The election fund of a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine is formed at the expense of his or her own funds, the funds of the party which nominated the candidate, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine", have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 96, Election Code, 2019

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary contributions of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    The candidate's election fund shall be formed at the expense of the candidate's own funds, the contributions of the party to which he or she is included in the election list, and the voluntary contributions of persons who, in accordance with the Law on Political Parties in Ukraine, have the right to make contributions in support of parties.

    Source: Article 152, Election Code, 2019

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by state-owned and local self-governance-owned companies, institutions and organizations as well as by the legal persons in which at least ten percent of the authorized capital or voting rights are directly or indirectly owned by the state, local self-governance bodies, by non-residents, or in which the ultimate beneficiaries (owners or controllers) are the persons authorized to exercise the functions of the state or local self-governance as specified in the Law of Ukraine on Prevention of Corruption.

    Source: Article 15 para. 1 subpara. 2, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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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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

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed 400 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entity over one year shall not exceed 800 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400

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    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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 By individuals UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200 | By legal entitites UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400
  • Comment

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed 400 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entity over one year shall not exceed 800 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400

  • Source

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
  • CodeYes, for both natural and legal persons
  • Comment

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed 400 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entity over one year shall not exceed 800 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400

  • Source

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary donations of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make donations in support of parties.

    Voluntary donations to the election fund shall be limited to the maximum amount of donation to a party during the year established by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine".

    Source: Article 152 paras. 1-2, Election Code, 2019

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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 By individuals UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200 | By legal entitites UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400
  • Comment

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed 400 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entity over one year shall not exceed 800 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400

  • Source

    The election fund of a party is formed at the expense of its own funds, the funds of candidates included in the election lists of the party, as well as the voluntary donations of persons who, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine," have the right to make donations in support of parties.

    Voluntary donations to the election fund shall be limited to the maximum amount of donation to a party during the year established by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine".

    Source: Article 152 paras. 1-2, Election Code, 2019

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
  • CodeYes, for both natural and legal persons
  • Comment

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a candidate by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed 400 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a candidate by the legal entity over one year shall not exceed 800 X UAH 4,173 (minimum monthly salary as of January 1, 2019) = UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400

  • Source

    The voluntary contributions of a person to the election fund of a presidential candidate , nominated by a party or through self-nomination, are limited to the maximum contribution to support the party during the year established by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine".

    Source: Artilce 96 para. 2, Election Code, 2019

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • Code By individuals UAH 1,669,200 / USD 64,200 | By legal entitites UAH 3,338,400 / USD 128,400
  • Comment
  • Source

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    Election Code and Law On Political Parties do not provide for any limits on the amounts that candidates can contribute to their election campaign.

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

    The regulation on the limits on donations to political parties also applies to in-kind contributions. The value of donations in the form of works, goods or services shall be established based on the market value of identical or similar works, goods or services in the respective market. The methodology of evaluating the donations shall be subject to approval by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption in coordination with the central executive body in charge of the development and implementation of the public financial policy. 

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    A donation in support of political party shall mean the monetary funds or other property, benefits, allowances, services, loans (credits), intangible assets, any other intangible or non-monetary benefits including membership fees of the party members, sponsorship by the third parties of the events or other activities in support of a political party, goods, works, services provided or received for free or at a discounted price (at a price lower than the market value of identical or similar works, goods and services in the relevant market) that were received by the party or its registered local organization, by the person related to a political party or its registered organization, by a candidate nominated by the party or its local organization for the presidential, parliamentary or local elections (through transferring the funds into the election fund account in the respective elections) or provided to the party, its registered local organization, the person related to the party or its local organization or to the candidate nominated by the party or its local organization for the parliamentary, presidential or local elections (through transferring the funds into the election fund account in the respective elections).

    Source: Article 14 para. 4, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    The value of donations in the form of works, goods or services shall be established based on the market value of identical or similar works, goods or services in the respective market. The methodology of evaluating the donations shall be a subject to approval by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption in coordination with the central executive body in charge of development and implementation of the public financial policy.

    Source: Article 15 para. 5, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The amount of contributions to the election fund shall be limited to the maximum contribution to a political party during the year established by the Law On Political Parties.

  • Source

    Article 15 para. 6, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    Article 152, Election Code, 2019

23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment
    • Political parties may acquire movable and immovable property in order to carry out their statutory tasks as non-profit organisations, but section 22 LCA makes it clear that they are prohibited from obtaining income from shares and other securities. Pursuant to section 24 LCA, parties may neither found enterprises, except in the media sector,15 nor carry out economic and other commercial activities, except for selling social and political literature, other promotional materials 15 See also section 12 LPP: Political parties have the right to set up their own media.  and merchandising, organising festivals, exhibitions, lectures and other social and political events. The authorities indicate that fundraising activities are allowed within these limits.

  • Source

    Article 14 of the Law on Political Parties

24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Election Code and Law On Political Parties do not provide for any regulation in this regard.

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25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Election Code and Law On Political Parties do not provide for any regulation in this regard.

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26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

    Election Code and Law On Political Parties do not provide for any regulation in this regard.

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27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?
  • CodeSometimes
  • Comment
  • Source

    Monetary donations in support of a political party or its local organization registered as a legal person shall be made through bank transactions.

    Source: Article 14 para. 8, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, both regularly and in relation to campaigns
  • Comment
  • Source

    The State Budget funds shall be allocated to:

    1) funding of the statutory activities of political parties not related to their participation in presidential, parliamentary or local elections, including remuneration for the members of the statutory bodies of the party and its local organizations pursuant to the procedure specified in the legislation;

    2) the reimbursement of the party expenses on election campaigning in the regular or early parliamentary elections.

    Source: Article 171, Law On Political Parties, 2019

29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeRepresentation in elected body | Share of votes in previous election
  • Comment
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    A political party shall have the right to public funding of its statutory activities if in the recent regular or early parliamentary elections its list of candidates in the nationwide multi-member constituency received no less than five percent of the votes who voted for all party lists of candidates in the nationwide multi-member constituency.

    Source: Article 173, Law on Political Parties, 2019

    A political party shall be entitled to reimbursement of its campaign expenses in the parliamentary elections on the condition that it participated in the distribution of the mandates between the parties in the most recent regular or early parliamentary elections.

    Source: Article 174, Law on Political Parties, 2019

30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeProportional to votes received
  • Comment
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    The funds allocated from the State Budget for funding of statutory activities of political parties shall be distributed between the eligible parties by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption as follows:

    1) 10 percent of the total annual amount of funding of the statutory activities of political parties provided for by Article 172 of this Law shall be equally divided between those political parties, which are eligible to such funding in accordance with this Law and, based on the results of the most recent regular or early parliamentary elections, ensured that the number of representatives of the same sex among the elected Members of Parliament who assumed their offices does not exceed two-thirds of the total number of the Members of Parliament who were elected from that party;

    2) 100 percent of the total annual amount of funding of the statutory activities of political parties provided for by Article 172 of this Law shall be divided between the political parties which are eligible to such funding in accordance with this Law in proportion to the number of valid votes cast in support of the party lists of such parties in the nationwide multi-member constituency in the parliamentary elections.

    Source: Article 175, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    The party’s expenses on election campaigning in the parliamentary elections shall be reimbursed in the amount of actual expenses. However, the total amount of reimbursement to any political party shall not exceed the campaign spending limit for political parties whose candidates were registered in the nationwide multi-member constituency provided for by the Parliamentary Election Law.

    Source: Article 174 para. 2, Law On Political Parties, 2019

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

    The public funding for political parties shall be allocated to:

    1) funding of the the statutory activities of political parties , including remuneration for the members of the statutory bodies of the party and its local organizations pursuant to the procedure specified in the legislation;

    2) the reimbursement of the party expenses on election campaigning in the regular or early parliamentary elections.

    Source: Article 173, Law On Political Parties, 2019

     

    The party’s expenses on election campaigning in the parliamentary elections shall be reimbursed in the amount of actual expenses. However, the total amount of reimbursement to any political party shall not exceed the campaign spending limit for political parties whose candidates were registered in the nationwide multi-member constituency provided for by the Parliamentary Election Law.

    Source: Article 174 para. 2, Law On Political Parties, 2019

32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo data
  • Comment
  • Source

    The political parties shall have the right to use public media, as well as to establish their own media as provided for by the respective laws of Ukraine.

    Source: Article 12 para. 3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • Comment
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34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment

     According to Article 108 of the Election Code, only during presidential election candidates may receive free access to state-owned TV channel. In particular, during presidential election, those two candidates that got into the second round of election may take part in TV debates. The cost of the debates is covered by the state budget.  

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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodeYes
  • Comment

    According to the Law On Political Parties, political parties in Ukraine are non-profitable organizations. Thus, donations made to such type of organizations are exempt from taxation.

  • Source

    Political parties shall be non-profit organizations.

    Source: Article 14 para. 2, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    Non-profit entities, institutions and organizations shall not be taxpayers in accordance with the procedure and under the conditions established by this paragraph.

    Source: Article 133.4., Tax Code of Ukraine, 2019

    The following entities are included in the category of non-profit organizations and are not the payers of the corporate income tax:

    • civic associations, political parties, creative unions, religious organizations, charities, retirement funds;

    Source: Article 133.4.6, Tax Code of Ukraine, 2019

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

    Political parties that passed five percent threshold and met gender quotas shall receive additional public funding.

  • Source

    The funds allocated from the State Budget for funding of statutory activities of political parties shall be distributed between the eligible parties by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption as follows:

    1) 10 percent of the total annual amount of funding of the statutory activities of political parties provided for by Article 17-2 of this Law shall be equally divided between those political parties, which are eligible to such funding in accordance with this Law and, based on the results of the most recent regular or early parliamentary elections, ensured that the number of representatives of one sex among the elected Members of Parliament who assumed their offices does not exceed two-thirds of the total number of the Members of Parliament who were elected from that party.

    Source: Article 175 para.1 subpara. 1, Law On Political Parties, 2019

37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

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

    It is forbidden to conduct election campaign, which is accompanied by giving the voters money or providing free of charge or on preferential terms goods, services, works, securities, credits, lotteries. Such campaigning or giving to the voters of money or providing free of charge or on preferential terms goods, services, works, securities, credits, lotteries accompanied by calls or proposals to vote or not to vote for a certain candidate, a party (organization of party) or mention of the name of the candidate, the name of the party (party organization) is considered a bribe by the voters.

    Source: Article 57 para. 6, Election Code, 2019

    1. Acceptance of a proposal, promise or receipt by a voter, participant of a referendum for himself/herself or for a third party of an unlawful benefit for committing or failing to perform any actions related to the direct exercise of his / her suffrage or voting right (refusal to vote, vote in polling station (referendum polling station) more than once, voting for a respective candidate in the election or refusing to vote, handing over the ballot (ballot in the referendum) to another person), regardless of actual will of a person and the results of elections - are punishable by a fine of one hundred to three hundred tax-free minimum wages, or correctional labor for a term up to two years, or restraint of liberty for the same term. 

    2. Proposal, promise or providing to a voter or participant of a referendum of unlawful benefits for committing or failing to perform any actions related to the direct exercise of his or her suffrage or right to participate in the referendum (refusal to vote, vote at a polling station (polling station) ) more than once, voting for a respective candidate in elections, candidates from a political party, a local organization of a political party, or rejecting such voting, handing over the ballot to another person), - shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term up to three years or imprisonment for the same term with deprivation of the right to occupy certain posts or engage in certain activities for a term of one to three years.

    3. Carrying out election campaigning (referendum campaigning) by providing enterprises, institutions, organizations with unlawful benefits or providing free goods (except goods containing visual names, symbols, flag of a political party whose value does not exceed the size established by law), services - shall be punishable by restriction of liberty for a term of two to four years or imprisonment for the same term with deprivation of the right to occupy certain posts or engage in certain activities for a term of one to three years.

    4. The actions provided for in paragraphs 2 or 3 of this Article repeated or committed by prior agreement of a group of persons or a member of an election or referendum commission, a member of a referendum initiative group, a candidate or his / her proxy, a representative of a political party or a local political party organization, in an election commission or referendum commission authorized by a political party or local political party organization, an official election observer or referendum, - shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of five to seven years, with deprivation of the right to hold certain posts or engage in certain activities for a term of one to three years.

    Source: Article 160, Criminal Code of Ukraine, 2019

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

    Law On Political Parties does not provide for any limitations on the spending of a political party. However, there are limits on the amount of contributions from individuals and legal entities during a particular period of time.

  • Source
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

    The Election Code does not provide for any limitations on the amount of spending of candidates. However, there are limits on the amount of contributions from individuals and legal entities to an election fund of a candidate. 

  • Source
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?
  • CodeYes, spending limit exists
  • Comment

    Under the current Law On Political Parties, a donation in support of a political party shall mean sponsorship by the third parties of the events or other activities in support of a political party. Thus, during the election period, any sponsorship shall be regarded as a donation to a political party and fall within the allowed donation limits made by individuals and legal entities.

  • Source

    A donation in support of political party shall mean the monetary funds or other property, benefits, allowances, services, loans (credits), intangible assets, any other intangible or non-monetary benefits including membership fees of the party members, sponsorship by the third parties of the events or other activities in support of political party, goods, works, services provided or received for free or at discounted price (at a price lower than the market value of identical or similar works, goods and services in the relevant market) that were received by the party or its registered local organization, by the person related to political party or its registered organization, by a candidate nominated by the party or its local organization for the presidential, parliamentary or local elections (through transferring the funds into the election fund account in the respective elections) or provided to the party, its registered local organization, the person related to the party or its local organization or to the candidate nominated by the party or its local organization for the parliamentary, presidential or local elections (through transferring the funds into the election fund account in the respective elections).

    Source: Article 14 para. 4, Law On Political Parties, 2019

     

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by Ukrainian citizen over one year shall not exceed four hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    The overall amount of donation(s) made in support of a political party by the legal entities over one year shall not exceed eight hundred minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary shall be established as of January 1 of the year when donation was made.

    Source: Article 15 paras. 2-3, Law On Political Parties, 2019

     

44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source
45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source
46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?
  • CodeNo
  • Comment
  • Source

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

    No later than on the 40th day following the end of each quarter, a political party shall submit to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption a hard copy (signed by the party's head and bearing the party's seal) and an electronic copy of the party’s financial report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations for the respective quarter and publish such a report in full on its official website (if any) within the same term.

    A template for the party's financial report on the property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations shall be a subject to approval by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption.

    Source: Article 17 para. 9, Law on Political Parties, 2019

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

    During the election process and after the day of election political parties shall report about their campaign expenses. 

  • Source

    Reports on the receipt and use of the funds of the election fund of the party, the candidate's own election fund shall be conducted by the managers of the respective election fund accounts.

    Source: Article 153 para. 1, Election Code, 2019

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

    The interim financial report shall be submitted no later than eight days before the election day. The final financial report shall be submitted no later than ten days after the election day.

  • Source

    The manager of the current account of the candidate's election fund shall, not later than eight days before the election day, submit to the party to the election lists of which a candidate is included, as well as to the respective regional or territorial office of the Central Election Commission the interim financial report on the receipt and use of the candidate's election funds for the period from the date of opening of the current account of the candidate's own election fund to the twelfth day before the election day, which is placed by the respective regional or territorial office by the Central Election Commission in the analytical and information system for display on the official website of the Central Election Commission.

    Source: Article 153 para. 6, Election Code, 2019

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

    Within ten days following the day of submission to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption of the party's report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations, the submitted report shall be published in full in an open data format on the official website of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption. The report shall be available on the website for at least five years. The published report shall specify the full name and place of residence of a natural person. Any other information on the natural person shall not be presented in the published report.

    Source: Article 17 para. 12, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    No later than two days before the election day the Central Election Commission and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption shall publish on their official websites analysis of the financial statements provided for in the first paragraph of paragraph five of this Article [interim financial reports of political parties], and no later than on the thirtieth day after the election day,  - the analysis of the financial statements provided for in paragraph two of part five of this Article [final financial reports of political parties].

    Source: Article 153 para. 8 subpara. 2, Election Code, 2019

    No later than two days before the election day, the regional or territorial offices of the Central Election Commission shall include the analysis of the financial statements provided for in the first paragraph of paragraph six of this Article [interim financial reports of candidates] into the analytical information system, which is displaying the data on the official website of the Central Election Commission, and not later than twenty day after election day - analysis of the financial statements provided for in paragraph three of part six of this Article [final financial reports of candidates].

    Source: Article 153 para. 8, Election Code, 2019

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

    Financial reports from political parties and candidates shall include information on a person (donor) that made a respective donation. Donations made to the election funds shall be in line with the provisions of the Law On Political Parties, which requires to include the names of the person who made a donation.

  • Source

    Monetary donations in support of a political party or its local organization registered as a legal person shall be made through the bank transactions.

    To identify the Ukrainian citizen who makes a monetary donation to a political party without opening his/her bank account, the banking institution or the postal office to which the citizen turned to make his/her donation shall identify the first name, the second name and patronymic (if any) of the citizen concerned; his/her registered place of residence; tax payer’s number or the number and series (if any) of the passport of the citizen of Ukraine (if the citizen refused to receive a tax payer’s number); and the date and place of birth.

    Source: Article 14 paras. 8-9, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    Donations in support of political parties shall be prohibited if they are made by anonymous persons or persons using pseudonyms.

    Source: Article 15 para. 1 subpara. 5, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    The financial statements provided for in parts four, five and six of this Article shall reflect information on all contibutions made to the cumulative and current accounts of the election fund of the party, the current account of the candidate's own election fund, the expenditures and balances of the respective accounts , including information on the date of receipt of each contribution to the respective election fund, its size, the person who made the contribution to the respective election fund account (with information on persons who contributed to the election fund provided for by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine" for party contributors), the name of the party, the appointment, the date of implementation and the amount of each payment from the respective election fund account to the recipient of each payment (with information about the payee provided by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine").

    Source: Article 153 para. 10, Election Code, 2019

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

    The party’s report on the property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations shall present the information on:

    1) property of the party and all its local organizations registered as legal persons, the estimated value of such property by the end of a respective reporting quarter. This information shall include data on both moveable and immovable property, securities, intangible and monetary assets. The information on moveable and immovable property shall be included into the report if the political party or its local organization regardless of whether the property is owned or just used. The information in moveable property (except for vehicles) shall be included into the report if the value of such propertyexceeds fifty minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary is established on January 1 of the reporting year;

    2) the date and value (amount) of each donation made in support of the party, its local organization registered as legal person, as well as to the election fund of the party, its local organization and to election fund of the party, its local organization or candidate from the party or its local organization in the national or local elections (if the respective elections were held); the name and location of the legal person that made a donation, the registration number of that legal person in the Unified state register of enterprises and organizations of Ukraine; the first name, the second name and patronymic (if any) of each natural person who made a donation; the place of residence and tax payer’s registration number of that natural person (except for the persons who based on their religious beliefs refused from receiving a registration number of a tax payer, informed on such refusal the competent controlling authority, and have the record in the passport that allows to make bank transactions based on the series and number of passport);

    3) the amount of funds received from the State Budget of Ukraine over the reporting period, allocated to funding of the statutory activities of political party and, separately, for reimbursement of expenses on election campaigning (in case when the party concerned received such funding);

    4) the date of every payment from the accounts of the party and its local organizations registered as legal persons, as well as payment from the election fund of the party, party’s local organization or candidate of the party or party’s local organization for the respective national or local elections (if the elections were held); the names of all the recipients of those payments, with indication of the data specified in the paragraph 2 of this Part of the Article with respect to the persons who make donations to political parties); the purposes to be covered by each payment and the amount of each payment;

    5) the date on which the financial obligation of the party or its local organization registered as legal person has emerged; the date when such obligation will be executed; the value of such obligation by the end of the reporting period; the name of the person in whose favor the financial obligation will be executed (with indication of the data specified in the paragraph 2 of this Part of the Article with respect to the persons who make donations to political parties).

    Source: Article 17 para. 8, Law on Political Parties, 2019

    The financial statements provided for in parts four, five and six of this Article shall reflect information on all contibutions made to the cumulative and current accounts of the election fund of the party, the current account of the candidate's own election fund, the expenditures and balances of the respective accounts , including information on the date of receipt of each contribution to the respective election fund, its size, the person who made the contribution to the respective election fund account (with information on persons who contributed to the election fund provided for by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine" for party contributors), the name of the party, the appointment, the date of implementation and the amount of each payment from the respective election fund account to the recipient of each payment (with information about the payee provided by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine").

    Source: Article 153 para. 10, Election Code, 2019

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

    The party’s report on the property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations shall present the information on:

    1) property of the party and all its local organizations registered as legal persons, the estimated value of such property by the end of a respective reporting quarter. This information shall include data on both moveable and immovable property, securities, intangible and monetary assets. The information on moveable and immovable property shall be included into the report if the political party or its local organization regardless of whether the property is owned or just used. The information in moveable property (except for vehicles) shall be included into the report if the value of such propertyexceeds fifty minimum monthly salaries, providing that the amount of the minimum monthly salary is established on January 1 of the reporting year;

    2) the date and value (amount) of each donation made in support of the party, its local organization registered as legal person, as well as to the election fund of the party, its local organization and to election fund of the party, its local organization or candidate from the party or its local organization in the national or local elections (if the respective elections were held); the name and location of the legal person that made a donation, the registration number of that legal person in the Unified state register of enterprises and organizations of Ukraine; the first name, the second name and patronymic (if any) of each natural person who made a donation; the place of residence and tax payer’s registration number of that natural person (except for the persons who based on their religious beliefs refused from receiving a registration number of a tax payer, informed on such refusal the competent controlling authority, and have the record in the passport that allows to make bank transactions based on the series and number of passport);

    3) the amount of funds received from the State Budget of Ukraine over the reporting period, allocated to funding of the statutory activities of political party and, separately, for reimbursement of expenses on election campaigning (in case when the party concerned received such funding);

    4) the date of every payment from the accounts of the party and its local organizations registered as legal persons, as well as payment from the election fund of the party, party’s local organization or candidate of the party or party’s local organization for the respective national or local elections (if the elections were held); the names of all the recipients of those payments, with indication of the data specified in the paragraph 2 of this Part of the Article with respect to the persons who make donations to political parties); the purposes to be covered by each payment and the amount of each payment;

    5) the date on which the financial obligation of the party or its local organization registered as legal person has emerged; the date when such obligation will be executed; the value of such obligation by the end of the reporting period; the name of the person in whose favor the financial obligation will be executed (with indication of the data specified in the paragraph 2 of this Part of the Article with respect to the persons who make donations to political parties).

    Source: Article 17 para. 8, Law on Political Parties, 2019

    The financial statements provided for in parts four, five and six of this Article shall reflect information on all contibutions made to the cumulative and current accounts of the election fund of the party, the current account of the candidate's own election fund, the expenditures and balances of the respective accounts , including information on the date of receipt of each contribution to the respective election fund, its size, the person who made the contribution to the respective election fund account (with information on persons who contributed to the election fund provided for by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine" for party contributors), the name of the party, the appointment, the date of implementation and the amount of each payment from the respective election fund account to the recipient of each payment (with information about the payee provided by the Law of Ukraine "On Political Parties in Ukraine").

    Source: Article 153 para. 10, Election Code, 2019

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

    Political parties shall provide their annual reports to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption.
    During the election period, both the Central Election Commission and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption are entitled to collect reports from political parties and candidates.

  • Source

    Article 17 para. 9, Law on Political Parties, 2019
    Article 153 para. 8, Election Code, 2019

56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeEMB | Special agency for political finance
  • Comment

    National Agency for Prevention of Corruption is entitled to analyze the reports of political parties. However, the Agency is not entitled to conduct any kind of investigation. In case of any violations of financial regulations by political parties, the Agency shall notify respective law enforcement bodies.
    During the election period, both the Central Election Commission and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption are entitled to analyze financial reports of political parties and candidates.

  • Source

    The National Agency for Prevention of Corruption shall analyze the party's report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations, as well as draft and approve an opinion thereon within two months following the date when the report was received. The results of the analysis shall be published on the official website of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption within five days following the date when the opinion was approved.

    Source: Article 17 para. 13, Law on Political Parties, 2019

    The analysis of the financial reports provided for in paragraph 5 of this Article [interim and final financial reports of political parties] shall be carried out by the Central Election Commission and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption and shall consist in establishing the compliance of the data in the report with the requirements of this Code, the requirement on timely submission of reports and the correspondence of data with banks with open election fund accounts.
    Source: Article 153 para. 8 subpara. 1, Election Code, 2019

    The analysis of the financial reports provided for in paragraph 6 of this Article [interim and final financial reports of candidates] shall be carried out by the appropriate regional or territorial office of the Central Election Commission and shall consist in establishing the compliance of data in the report with the requirements of this Code, the requirement on timely submission of reports and the correspondence of the reporting data with the banks in which the accounts of election funds are opened.

    Source: Article 153 para. 8 subpara. 3, Election Code, 2019

57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeRefer for investigation | Carry out investigation | Request additional information from potential violator | Request additional information from others
  • Comment
  • Source

    If while analyzing party’s report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations or while checking the information on alleged violations of the laws governing party and campaign finance, any signs of a violations serving the grounds for the criminal, administrative or other liability are detected, the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption within five days following the date when the signs of violations were revealed shall notify in written the agencies (officials) tasked to bring the offenders to liability and shall send to the respective agencies (officials) the evidence of detected violations, or ensure that the offenders are brought to account, acting within the scope of its powers, or make such information public on its website.

    Source: Article 17 para. 15, Law on Political Parties, 2019

    If in the course of the analysis of the financial reports, the Central Election Commission, the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption and the relevant regional or territorial offices of the Central Election Commission inform the relevant law enforcement agencies for verification and response for such violations in accordance with the law.

    Source: Article 153 para. 9, Election Code, 2019

58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeFines | Loss of public funding
  • Comment
  • Source

    The public funding of the statutory activities of political party shall be terminated based on the following grounds:

    1) if the criminal law measures provided by the Criminal Code of Ukraine were used against political party pursuant to the procedure established by law;

    2) if during one year the party repeatedly committed one of the following offences: if the party failed to submit to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption by the legally established deadline a report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations; if the party submitted to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption report on property, incomes, expenses and financial obligations prepared with gross violations of the legally prescribed requirements or the report that contains untruthful information on party’s property, incomes or expenses amounting to twenty minimum monthly salaries as established on January 1 of the respective calendar year; if the party intentionally received a donation from a prohibited source or in amount exceeding the legally established maximum;

    3) in the case of reorganization (except for merger with other political parties or acquisition of/by other political parties), termination (self-dissolution) of political party;

    4) in the case of prohibition of political party or cancellation of its certificate of registration pursuant to the procedure prescribed by the law;

    5) if a court, based on a lawsuit filed by the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption or by the Accounting Chamber, established the fact that the State Budget funds allocated to funding of the statutory activities of political party were used to fund the party’s election campaigning in the parliamentary, presidential or local elections, or for the purposes other than those related to carrying out party’s statutory activities;

    6) if the funds received for funding of the statutory activities of political party were not used during one year starting from the date when the respective funds were initially transferred to the party’s separate bank account;

    7) if the party repeatedly, during the same year, transferred to a separate account opened at the banking institution of Ukraine for transferring the State Budget funds allocated to public funding of the statutory activities of political party the funds forbidden from being transferred to such bank account pursuant to this Law; 

    8) if the party submitted a statement of refusal from public funding to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption.

    Source: Article 178, Law On Political Parties, 2019

    Violation of the procedure established by law for providing or receiving a contribution for the support of a political party, violation of the established procedure for providing or receiving of the state funding of the statutory activity of a political party, as well as a violation of the procedure established by law for providing or receiving financial support for election campaigning, campaigning during the all-Ukrainian or local referendum - shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of from seventy to one hundred tax-free minimum incomes for citizens and in the amount from one hundred to one hundred and thirty tax-free minimum incomes for public officials, with the forfeiture of a sum of contribution to a political party provided or received in violation of the law.

    Source: Article 21215, Code of Administrative Offences of Ukraine, 2019

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