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

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Breakdown by Continent

Continent EMB Ministry Court Auditing agency Other Special agency for political finance No institution specified No data Parliamentary unit Anti-corruption agency Countries researched
Africa 17
(33.3%)
6
(11.8%)
12
(23.5%)
9
(17.6%)
5
(9.8%)
5
(9.8%)
6
(11.8%)
7
(13.7%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
51
Americas 18
(52.9%)
2
(5.9%)
2
(5.9%)
1
(2.9%)
3
(8.8%)
4
(11.8%)
6
(17.6%)
3
(8.8%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
34
Asia 22
(59.5%)
3
(8.1%)
3
(8.1%)
11
(29.7%)
9
(24.3%)
4
(10.8%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(2.7%)
1
(2.7%)
0
(0.0%)
37
Europe 13
(29.5%)
4
(9.1%)
3
(6.8%)
12
(27.3%)
10
(22.7%)
12
(27.3%)
3
(6.8%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(2.3%)
0
(0.0%)
44
Oceania 5
(35.7%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(7.1%)
0
(0.0%)
3
(21.4%)
1
(7.1%)
4
(28.6%)
1
(7.1%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
14
Total 75 15 21 33 30 26 19 12 2 0 180
Description: 
Regulations are unlikely to be respected unless some institution(s) has the responsibility to oversee them. Having a mandate to receive financial reports does not necessarily mean that the institution is also required to review these reports, nor to investigate other breaches. This question covers what institution(s) has a responsibility to monitor political finance and to examine potential abuses

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Afghanistan EMB
Other

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Albania EMB

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Algeria No data

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Andorra Other

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Angola EMB

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Antigua and Barbuda EMB

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Argentina EMB

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Armenia EMB
Auditing agency

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Australia EMB

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Austria Auditing agency

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Azerbaijan EMB

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Bahamas No institution specified

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Bahrain Other

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Bangladesh EMB

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Barbados EMB

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Belarus Ministry
Other

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Belgium Other
Special agency for political finance

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Belize No data

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Benin Court

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Bhutan EMB
Auditing agency

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Bolivia Ministry
Auditing agency

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Bosnia and Herzegovina EMB

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Botswana Court

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Brazil EMB

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Bulgaria Auditing agency

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Burkina Faso Court

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Burundi Court

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Cabo Verde EMB

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Cambodia EMB
Ministry

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Cameroon Special agency for political finance

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Canada EMB

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Central African Republic No institution specified

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Chad Other

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Chile EMB

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Colombia EMB

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Comoros No data

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Congo, Democratic Republic of Ministry

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Costa Rica Special agency for political finance

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Cote d'Ivoire Court

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Croatia EMB

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Cyprus Auditing agency

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Czech Republic Special agency for political finance

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Denmark No institution specified

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Djibouti No data

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Dominica EMB

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Dominican Republic EMB

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Ecuador EMB
Other

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Egypt EMB
Ministry
Auditing agency
Other

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El Salvador No institution specified

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Equatorial Guinea No data

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Estonia Special agency for political finance

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Eswatini No data

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Ethiopia EMB
Auditing agency
Other

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Fiji EMB

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Finland Ministry
Auditing agency

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France Special agency for political finance

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Gabon No data

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Gambia No institution specified

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Georgia Auditing agency

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Germany Auditing agency
Parliamentary unit

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Ghana EMB

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Greece Other

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Grenada No institution specified

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Guatemala Special agency for political finance

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Guinea Ministry
Court

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Guinea-Bissau EMB

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Guyana EMB

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Haiti Court
Other

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Honduras Special agency for political finance

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Hungary Auditing agency

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Iceland Auditing agency

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India EMB

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Indonesia EMB
Auditing agency

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Iran, Islamic Republic of Other

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Iraq Ministry
Auditing agency
Parliamentary unit

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Ireland Other

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Israel Auditing agency

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Italy Special agency for political finance

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Jamaica No data

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Japan Other

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Jordan Auditing agency
Special agency for political finance

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Kazakhstan EMB
Other

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Kenya EMB
Auditing agency
Special agency for political finance

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Kiribati Court

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Korea, Republic of EMB

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Kyrgyzstan EMB

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Latvia Special agency for political finance

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Lebanon EMB

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Lesotho EMB

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Liberia EMB

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Libya EMB

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Liechtenstein No institution specified

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Lithuania EMB
Auditing agency
Other

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Luxembourg Court

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Madagascar Special agency for political finance

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Malawi Ministry
Auditing agency
Other

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Malaysia Special agency for political finance

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Maldives EMB
Ministry
Court

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Mali Court

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Malta EMB

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Marshall Islands No institution specified

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Mauritania EMB
Ministry
Court

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Mauritius No institution specified

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Mexico EMB

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Micronesia, Federated States of EMB

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Moldova, Republic of EMB
Other

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Monaco Other

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Mongolia Auditing agency

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Montenegro Special agency for political finance

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Morocco Auditing agency

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Mozambique EMB

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Myanmar EMB

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Namibia EMB
Auditing agency

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Nauru No institution specified

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Nepal EMB
Special agency for political finance

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Netherlands Ministry
Special agency for political finance

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New Zealand EMB

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Nicaragua Special agency for political finance

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Niger Court

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Nigeria EMB

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North Macedonia, Republic of Auditing agency

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Norway Special agency for political finance

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Pakistan EMB

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Palau EMB
Other

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Panama EMB

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Papua New Guinea Other

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Paraguay EMB
Other

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Peru EMB

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Philippines EMB

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Poland EMB

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Portugal Court

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Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) No data

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Romania EMB
Auditing agency

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Russian Federation EMB
Other

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Rwanda Other

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Saint Kitts and Nevis No institution specified

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Saint Lucia No data

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Saint Vincent and The Grenadines No institution specified

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Samoa No institution specified

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San Marino Special agency for political finance

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Sao Tome and Principe Court

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Senegal Ministry
Court

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Serbia Auditing agency
Special agency for political finance

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Seychelles EMB

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Sierra Leone Special agency for political finance

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Singapore Court
Special agency for political finance

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Slovakia EMB
Ministry

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Slovenia Auditing agency
Other

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Solomon Islands Special agency for political finance

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South Africa EMB
Auditing agency

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Spain Court

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Sri Lanka No data

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Sudan No institution specified

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Suriname No institution specified

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Sweden EMB

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Switzerland No institution specified

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Syrian Arab Republic Other

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Taiwan Auditing agency

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Tajikistan EMB

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Tanzania, United Republic of Auditing agency
Special agency for political finance

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Thailand EMB
Auditing agency
Other

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Timor-Leste EMB

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Togo Court

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Tonga No institution specified

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Trinidad and Tobago Court

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Tunisia Auditing agency

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Turkey EMB
Court

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Turkmenistan EMB

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Tuvalu No data

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Uganda EMB

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Ukraine EMB
Special agency for political finance

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United Kingdom EMB

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United States EMB
Ministry

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Uruguay EMB

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Uzbekistan Auditing agency
Other

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Vanuatu Other

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Venezuela EMB

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Yemen Other

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Zambia Ministry
Other

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Zimbabwe No institution specified

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