Registration deadline for elections draws near

  • 1998-09-10
  • By Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - The summer sun may be fading but the heat is on for politicians and their parties as they gear up for the March 1999 elections. The deadline for registering as a political party is little more than three weeks away, but by Sept. 2,only eight parties had reregistered, according to Viljar Peep, head of the Justice Ministry registration department. As part of the registration process, parties have to hand in all the relevant documents to the court, including a list of at least 1,000 members, by Oct. 1. Some smaller Estonian parties may face liquidation if they cannot recruit enough m...
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