"Sanctions must be imposed in the case of breaches of duty of neutrality and voters' freedom to form an opinion. "
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, I.3.1.c
- Everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing by a competent, impartial, and independent tribunal in determination of his/her rights.
- Necessary steps to give effect to human rights include a requirement to prevent, punish, investigate, or redress violations of human rights by non-state actors.
- Necessary steps to give effect to human rights include an obligation to regulate violations of human rights by non-state actors.
- Effective implementation of electoral law requires sanctions against the infringement of electoral law.