Party finance rules to be overhauled

  • 2003-09-18
  • By Aleksei Gunter
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 support from the national budget to the parties, in accordance with their election success, would be given from 2006," Kask added.In 2003 Estonia allocated 20 million kroons (1.2 million euros) from the budget to support partie...
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