Party finance rules to be overhauled

  • 2003-10-09
  • By Aleksei Gunter
TALLINN - Political parties could lose their right to accept financial support from businesses and see limits imposed on how much money they could accept if the bill being prepared by the Justice Ministry were to passed. Though trimming down parties' ability to come up with money independently, the bill provides for parties represented in Parliament to receive financial support from budget funds.Oliver Kask, head of the public law division of the Justice Ministry's legislation department, said the changes in the party financing regulations would go into force Jan. 1, 2004."Additional suppor...
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