Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Regulatory agencies must be independent in terms of appointments, security of tenure and funding, and should themselves be independently supervised."
Transparency International: TI Policy Position No. 2/2005, Political Finance Regulations: Bridging the Enforcement Gap
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TI Policy Position No. 2/2005, Political Finance Regulations: Bridging the Enforcement Gap
States should provide for the independent monitoring of campaign and political funding.
An independent monitoring body created to review political and campaign finance should have security of funding and be free from political pressure.