"An independent oversight agency must be free from political pressure. To achieve this, governments can make the agency directly accountable to parliament, create a competitive and meritocratic system of public appointments, and empower it to receive, investigate and report on complaints received from members of the public. To enforce compliance effectively, the agency needs the resources to operate at speed and scale."
DocumentTransparency International: Recommendations on Political Financing for Open Government Partnership National Action Plans, p. 9
- An independent monitoring body should be created to review political and campaign finance.
- An independent monitoring body created to review political and campaign finance should have security of funding and be free from political pressure.
- An independent monitoring body created to review political and campaign finance must have autonomous capacity to seek out violations.
- The state should ensure that all public regulatory agencies are independent and protected from interference.