politics , 10/19/2023 10:33 Number of readings: 207
[rtl]Baghdad - Iraq Today:
The Independent High Electoral Commission confirmed that there is a register of candidates' properties in which the parties' movable and immovable funds are recorded.
Commission further Jumana Al-Ghalai explained in a press statement, “There is real oversight by the Political Parties Affairs Department over the parties with regard to financial aspects, according to Political Parties Law No. 36 of 2015, which stipulates that the party deposits its funds in Iraqi banks, and holds The party has regular records of accounts that include its revenues and expenditures, and the party submits an annual report on its accounts prepared by the office of a licensed public accountant and submits its report to the Financial Supervision Bureau, and the Financial Supervision Bureau submits a final report on the parties' financial conditions to the House of Representatives, the Ministers, and the Parties Department. Al-Ghalai added, “Law 26
stipulates The party must maintain at its main headquarters its bylaws, a register of members, in which the names of the party members, including members of the founding body and affiliates, and their addresses and places of residence , are recorded, a register of decisions issued by the party, a register of accounts in which the party's revenues and expenses are recorded, and a property register in which the party's movable and non-movable funds are recorded. Transferred items, along with their descriptions, numbers, and values, and any other records required by the party’s work.”
She continued, “All records approved by the party must be certified by the competent notary department.” Noting that, “With regard to the exclusion of candidates due to suspicions of exploitation of political money, the Board of Commissioners has not decided to launch it, and when that is determined, the Commission will follow up on these violations, as the Election Commission has a central committee in the National Office and subcommittees in 15 governorates for the purpose of following up on electoral violations of candidates.” And the parties that started their electoral campaigns before their launch was determined by the Electoral Commission Board.”[/rtl]
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