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



Yes, regularly

(1) A political party which has secured more than one-tenth of the national vote in parliamentary elections shall be entitled to be provided with funds by the State to ensure that, during the life of any
Parliament, the party has sufficient funds to continue to represent its constituency.
(2) The provision of funds to political parties by the State shall be made quarterly.
Section 21, Political Parties Act (No. 1 of 2018).


The government provides funds to political parties that have members of parliament and meet the requirement for state funding to ensure that the parties continue to represent the citizens who elected them to the parliament.

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