4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates? - Romania

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Romania
Question: 
4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
Answer: 
Yes
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(8) Contributions for the electoral campaign that may be submitted by the candidates or the financial agent may come only from donations received by candidates from individuals, from their own incomes or from loans from individuals or contracted with credit institutions.

Source: Article 28 (8), The Law no. 334/2006 on financing the activity of political parties and electoral campaigns, 2006 (as of January 20, 2017)

"(1) It is forbidden to finance in any way the electoral campaign of a party, of an alliance or of an independent candidate by a public authority, public institution, autonomous direction, national company, company governed by Law no. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent modifications and completions, or credit institution, to which the state or administrative-territorial units are majority shareholders, or by companies regulated by Law no. 31/1990, republished, with the subsequent amendments and completions, which carry out activities financed from public funds. The prohibition applies to companies governed by Law no. 31/1990, republished, with the subsequent amendments and completions, which, 12 months before the beginning of the electoral campaign, carried out activities financed from public funds."

Source: Article 33 (1), The Law no. 334/2006 on financing the activity of political parties and electoral campaigns, 2006 (as of January 20, 2017)