28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?



Yes, both regularly and in relation to campaigns

Section 276 (1) of the Electoral Code: “Public financing shall concern both the routine activities of political parties and those devoted to the organization of election and referendum campaigns.”

Section 280 of the Electoral Code: “The subsidy (…) shall be provided by the State to a political party to cover inter alia: - recurrent administrative expenses; - the dissemination of its political programme ; - the co-ordination of the political activities of its members ; - preparation for elections and referendums.”

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