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

Country: 
Bahamas
Question: 
28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
Answer: 
No public funding available
Comments: 

There is no regulation regarding political finance.

Source: 

Parliamentary Elections Act (Reprint) 2017, 2017  21 April 2017

"The Bahamas has no regulations regarding political-electoral financing or disclosure of sources of funding. There is no public funding for political parties or candidates, meaning electoral campaigns are privately funded."
OAS (2017), Report to the Permanent Council, OAS Electoral Observation Mission, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, General Elections, May 10, 2017, OAS

"There is no legislative framework governing campaign financing and political parties are not under any obligation to declare their sources of funding. In addition, political parties do not directly receive state funding to support their activities."
The Commonwealth (2017), Reports of the Commonwealth Observer Group, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas General Elections, 10 May 2017, The Commonwealth, London