Election Obligations & Standards Database
"To further enhance the independence and impartiality of the Electoral Commission it should have its own budget directly voted for by Parliament and not gets its allocation form a Ministry or a Government Department."
SADC PF: Norms and Standards for Elections in the SADC Region
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Norms and Standards for Elections in the SADC Region
Sufficient funding and resources should be provided for the conduct of the electoral process, free from interference from any other electoral stakeholders.