States should regulate contributions by legal entities.
- States should take measures aimed at limiting, prohibiting or otherwise strictly regulating donations from legal entities which provide goods or services for any public administration.
- States should prohibit legal entities under the control of the state or of other public authorities from making donations to political parties.
- As private financing, in particular donations, creates opportunities for influence and corruption, the following rules should apply: a. a ban on donations from state enterprises, enterprises under state control, or firms which provide goods or services to the public administration sector.
- In general, states should take measures aimed at limiting, prohibiting or otherwise strictly regulating donations from: corporate entities/business enterprises, legal entities which provide goods or services for any branch of the public administration.
- Other limitations may also be envisaged. Such may consist notably of a prohibition of contributions from enterprises of an industrial or commercial nature or religious organisations.