38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country: 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Comments: 

Not allowed to promise any financial reward or other material gain with the purpose of gaining support of voters

Source: 

"(1) Candidates and supporters of political parties, lists of independent candidates, list of members of national minorities and coalitions, as well as independent candidates and their supporters, and election administration officials or those otherwise hired in the election administration are not allowed to: 1. carry or display weapons at political meetings, Polling Stations and the surrounding area, or during any gatherings related to the activities of political parties, coalitions, list of independent candidates and independent candidates in the election process; 2. disturb gatherings of other political parties, coalitions and independent candidates, as well as to incite others to conduct such activities; 3. prevent journalists from carrying out their duties, in accordance with the rights of their profession and the election rules; 4. promise any financial reward or other material gain with the purpose of gaining support of voters, or to threaten supporters of other political parties, coalitions, list of independent candidates or independent candidates; 5. induce a person to vote who does not have the legal right to vote; 6. induce a person to vote more than once in the same election, or to vote in the name of another person; or 7. use language which could provoke or incite someone to violence or spread hatred, or to publish or use pictures, symbols, audio and video recordings, SMS messages, Internet communications or any other materials that could have such effect. (2) Impersonating any political party, coalition, list of independent candidates or independent candidate is prohibited."

Source: Aricle 7.3, BiH Election Law 2001, consolidated version (with 2016 amendments)