"State authorities must observe their duty of neutrality. In particular, this concerns: iv. funding of parties and candidates. "
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, I.3.1.a.iv
- Where legislation allows for public funding, private funding, or a mix of the two, legislation should ensure that all political parties and candidates are treated equitably with respect to campaign finance and expenditures.
- Legislation on political party and campaign finance should be clear and unambiguous.