Law No. 334 Of 17 July 2006 (Republished) On The Financing Of The Activity Of Political Parties And Election Campaigns)

Original Language Title: LEGE nr. 334 din 17 iulie 2006 (*republicată*) privind finanţarea activităţii partidelor politice şi a campaniilor electorale*)

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Law No. 334 of 17 July 2006 (* republished *) (* updated *) on the financing of the activity of political parties and election campaigns) (updated by no later than May 1, 2016 *) ISSUER-PARLIAMENT-------Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) the Republished pursuant to art. IV of law No. 113/2015 for the modification and completion of the law #. 334/2006 on financing of activity of political parties and election campaigns, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 339 of 18 may 2015, posing a new texts.

-Law No. 187/2012 for the implementation of law No. 286/2009 relating to the penal code, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 757 from November 12, 2012. Law No. 334/2006 was also republished in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 510 of 22 July 2010 and was amended and supplemented by:-Law No. 124/2011 for completing art. 12(3). (1) of law No. 334/2006 on financing of activity of political parties and election campaigns, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 433 21 June 2011;

─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ Chapter I General provisions Article 1 (1) this Act regulates the activity of financing political parties and election campaigns, as well as control the funding of political parties and activity of election campaigns.
  

(2) the principles of financing the activity of political parties and election campaigns are as follows: the principle of legality);
  

b) principle of equality;
  

c) transparency of income and expenditure;
  

(d) the principle of the independence of political parties) and the candidates towards donors;
  

It's the principle of the integrity of the competition) and political elections.
  


Article 2 political parties may hold, in accordance with the law, of movable and immovable property which is necessary for the specific activity.


Article 3 (1) funding sources of the activity of a political party are: a) contributions of party members;
  

b) donations, and other related liberalităţi;
  

c) income from its own activities, in accordance with art. 16;
  

d) subsidies from the State budget;
  

e cash loans) from individuals and legal entities.
  

(2) political parties can borrow money only through notarial authentic instruments, on pain of nullity absolute, accompanied by documents, teaching in the contract providing the manner and term of their refund.
  

(3) the time limit referred to in paragraph 1, for refund. (2) may not exceed 3 years.
  

(4) the Lending of money and their return can be made only by bank transfer.
  

(5) Cash Loans that are not repaid within the time limit referred to in paragraph 1. (3) may be established only with the consent of the parties ' donations and only if it has not been touched in that year ceiling for donations; 6 paragraph 1. (1) up to this ceiling.
  

(6) the loans that have a value greater than 100 minimal salaries gross basic salary shall be subject to the conditions provided for in art. 13. (7) Granting of loans by political parties, electoral or political alliances and independent candidates by individuals or legal entities is prohibited.
  

(8) the political parties and their territorial organizations, including those established at the level of the sectors of Bucharest, have an obligation to organize its own accounting, the accounting rules applicable.
  

(9) the receipts and payment operations of political parties and their territorial organizations are made through bank accounts in lei and in foreign currency, opened at banks established in Romania and in cash according to the law.
  

(10) the income obtained from the activities referred to in paragraph 1. (1) (a). c) are exempt from taxes and fees.
  


Article 4 the effectiveness and appropriateness of expenditures of political parties, political alliances and organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities shall be decided by the governing bodies, according to their status.


Chapter II financing of private Contributions in article 5 Section 1 (1) the amount of the contributions, and the use thereof shall be established by the ruling political party, according to its own statutes.
  

(2) total revenues derived from membership dues are neplafonate.
  

(3) the amount of contributions paid in one year of a party member may not exceed 48 gross minimum wage of the country. The minimum gross basic salary per country is taken as reference the existing on 1 January of that year.
  

(4) political parties have an obligation to publish in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no later than 30 April of the following year, the total amount of revenues from contributions obtained in the previous fiscal year, as well as a list of party members who have paid contributions in the previous fiscal year whose value exceeds 10 minimum salaries amounting rough country.
  

(5) the list referred to in paragraph 1. (4) must contain the following elements: name and surname of the Member of the party, citizenship, value and date on which the levy has been paid.
  


Section 2 of article 6 Donations (1) Donations received by a political party in a fiscal year may not exceed 0.025% of income provided for in the State budget for the respective year.
  

(2) donations given to an individual in a year can be up to 200 minimum salary gross basic salary at the existing value as at 1 January of that year.
  

(3) donations given to a legal person in one year may be up to 500 minimum wages gross basic salary at the existing value as at 1 January of that year.
  

(4) the total amount of donations made by legal entities controlled directly or indirectly by another person or a group of natural or legal persons shall not exceed the limits laid down in paragraph 1. (2) and (3).
  

(5) the market value of the property and movable property donated to the party, as well as of its services for free to be included in the value of the grants, within the limits laid down in paragraph 1. (1), (2) and (3).
  

(6) the assessment of goods and services referred to in paragraph 1. (5) the assessment shall be carried out by authorised according to Government Ordinance No. 24/2011 measures in the field of valuation of goods, as amended by law No. 99/2013, as amended and supplemented.
  

(7) it shall be prohibited to legal persons who, at the time of donation, have debts receivable older than 60 days from the State budget, social insurance budget or from local budgets to make donations to political parties, except when they reclaimed excess debt.
  

(8) in making the donation, political party has the obligation to ask the person presenting a legal donor statements on oath concerning the compliance with the condition laid down in paragraph 1. 7. (9) acceptance is prohibited in any form, directly or indirectly, by political parties, donations of material or goods payments or the provision of services free of charge, with the aim of being made to obtain an economic advantage or in contravention of the provisions of paragraph 1. 8. Article 7 (1) the amounts of money that are the subject of the loans received by a political party in a fiscal year may not exceed 0.025% of income provided for in the State budget for the respective year.
  

(2) the amounts of money that are the subject of the loans received by a political party from an individual in a year can be up to 200 minimum salary gross basic salary at the existing value as at 1 January of that year.
  

(3) moneys that are the subject of the loans received by a political party to a legal entity in one year may be up to 500 minimum wages gross basic salary at the existing value as at 1 January of that year.
  

(4) the total amount of the sums of money that are the subject of loans to political parties by legal entities controlled directly or indirectly by another person or a group of natural or legal persons shall not exceed the limits laid down in paragraph 1. (1) to (3).
  

(5) the provisions of art. 6 paragraph 1. (7) to (9), as well as of art. 14. (1) to (3) shall apply accordingly.
  


Article 8 (1) Donations covering the real estate offices of political parties are exempt from the conditions laid down in article 21. 6 paragraph 1. (2), (3), (4) and (5).
  

(2) Cash Donations with the task of purchasing buildings intended as headquarters of a political party shall be exempted from the conditions laid down in article 21. 6 paragraph 1. (2), (3), (4) and (5).
  

(3) a political Party shall be required to carry out the tasks referred to in paragraph 1. (2) within the time limit and as stipulated by the contract of donation.
  

(4) the term for the performance of the load referred to in paragraph 1. (3) may not be longer than 2 years.
  

(5) failure to comply with the time limit referred to in paragraph 1. (4) shall entail cancellation of the exceptions provided for in paragraph 1. (1) and (2).
  


Article 9 Donations of money whose value exceeds 10 minimum gross basic salary per country shall be carried out only through bank accounts.


Article 10


Price reductions in excess of 20% of the value of the goods or services offered by political parties and independent candidates will be considered donations and shall record in the accounts of the party's own candidate, or independent under the rules issued by the Ministry of public finance.


Article 11 (1) upon receipt of the donation are mandatory verification and registration of the identity of the donor, regardless of their public or confidential nature thereof.
  

(2) at the written request of the donor, his identity remains confidential, the donation is subject to a maximum annual amount of the basic minimum wages 10 rough country.
  

(3) the total amount received by a political party as confidential donations may not exceed the equivalent of 0.006% of income provided for in the State budget for the respective year.
  


Article 12 (1) all donations, including confidential ones, will be recorded and duly highlighted in accounting documents, with an indication of the date on which they were made and other information allowing the identification of funding sources and donors.
  

(2) Donations of goods and services provided free of charge will be reflected in the accounts at market value at the time of the donation.
  

(3) are not considered donations activities provided on a voluntary basis in accordance with the law.
  


Article 13 (1) political parties are required to be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, the list of natural and legal persons who have made donations in the previous fiscal year whose cumulative value exceeding 10 minimum gross basic salary per country, the list of natural and legal persons who have made loans whose value exceeds 100 minimum salaries base on country gross as well as the total amount of donations, respectively the total amount of loans with a value of under 100 minimum salaries base salary received, no later than 30 April of the following year.
  

(2) the list referred to in paragraph 1. (1) must contain the following elements: a) for individuals: first and last name of the donor or lender, the value of citizenship, the way the donation or loan and the date on which the grant was made or the loan. If the loan is going to mention the term for repayment thereof;
  

b) for legal persons: the name, location, nationality, registration code, the amount of the donation or the way of the loan and the date on which the grant was made or the loan. If the loan is going to mention the term for repayment thereof.
  


Article 14 (1) it is prohibited to use human and financial resources, belonging to public institutions, technical companies, national companies, companies governed by the law nr. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, or credit institutions that are majority State shareholders times administrative-territorial units, to support the activity of political parties or their electoral campaign, otherwise than under the conditions laid down by the election laws.
  

(2) political parties cannot accept donations or services provided free of charge at a public institution, the times from an autonomous, directing from a national company, regulated by the law society. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, or credit institution with majority-owned State times
  

(3) it is prohibited to accepting donations on behalf of a trade union or of a religious cult, regardless of their nature.
  

(4) amounts received in contravention of paragraph 1. (2) and (3) shall be forfeited and they do come from the State budget.
  

(5) the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2. (1) to (4) shall apply accordingly to political alliances, electoral alliances, as well as independent candidates.
  

(6) the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2. (1) to (4) apply properly and organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities, to finance election campaigns.
  


Article 15 (1) the acceptance of donations from other States or from foreign organizations and individuals who do not have Romanian citizenship or a legal person other than the Romanian nationality is prohibited, except for those received from citizens of the Member States of the European Union who are domiciled in Romania and hold membership in the political party to which he has given to the donation.
  

(2) exception from paragraph 1. (1) the material goods donations needed for political activity, but not canvass, materials received from international political organizations to which political party is affiliated to political parties or political formations in the times relationships policy. Can be received and propaganda are used only during the electoral campaign for the election of the representatives of the European Parliament.
  

(3) Donations specified in paragraph 2. (2) shall be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no later than 30 April of the following year.
  

(4) the donations specified in paragraph 2. (2) shall be exempt from customs duties, with the exception of means of transport.
  

(5) the amounts received in contravention of paragraph 1. (1) shall be forfeited and make income from the State budget.
  


Section 3-Other revenue sources in article 16 (1) political parties may not carry out activities specific to the companies covered by the law. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions. Except the following activities from which political parties can obtain income: a) editing, creation and dissemination of publications or other materials for propaganda and political culture;
  

b) ticket sales, attendance fees or similar actions, as well as cultural, sports and meetings and thematic seminars with political, economic or social;
  

c) sale of printed materials with the insignia of the political party;
  

d) services offered by members of the party for the events referred to. b);
  

e) renting the premises contained in one's own heritage, without prejudice to public order, morality or political party image;
  

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Lit. s) para. (1) of article 1. 16 was amended by section 1 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

f the alienation of lands and buildings) heritage, but only after at least 10 years after the registration of the heritage, with the exception of developing political parties dissolved. The 10-year time limit does not apply in the case of inherited property;
  

g) disposal of movable heritage, unless it constitutes production activities, trade or provision of services;
  

h) sub-lease the premises received as. 26 para. (1) to (3), for the Organization of parliamentary offices, without the monthly rental value provided for in the contract of sublease rental value to exceed the monthly allowance provided for in the lease agreements with the local authorities. Maintenance costs related to the Office space sublet to incumbent mp, according to the contract;
  

I) issuing identity papers of Carnets/member of the political party.
  

(2) political parties can obtain income from bank interest.
  

(3) no later than 30 April of each year, political parties are required to be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, the total amounts of income earned in the previous fiscal year from the activities referred to in paragraph 1. (1) and from the sources listed in paragraph 1. (2) broken down by type of activity and the source.
  


Article 17 (1) If a party is required by law, associated with a fcsgs party, the financial contribution of the latter to form this Association shall not exceed in a fiscal year the amount of 500 basic salaries gross minimum salary on 1 January of that year.
  

(2) the total financial Contribution in the form of an association with nepolitice formations can have in any year an amount greater than 0.006% of equivalent of income provided for in the State budget for the respective year.
  

(3) amounts received in contravention of paragraph 1. (1) and (2) shall be forfeited and they do come from the State budget.
  

(4) political parties have an obligation to publish in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, the total amount of the sums subject to para. (1) no later than 30 April of the following year.
  


Chapter III public funding grants from the State budget article 18 (1) political parties receive an annual subsidy from the State budget, in accordance with the law.
  

(2) the amount allocated annually to political parties cannot be greater than 0.04% of income provided for in the State budget for political parties which promote women on electoral lists, eligible places the amount allocated from the State budget will be increased in proportion to the number of mandates obtained in the election of women candidates.
  

(3) the subsidy from the State budget shall be granted according to the following criteria: a) the number of votes received in the general election for the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate;
  

b) the number of votes received in the general election for local public administration authorities.

  

(4) in the case of political or electoral alliances, the aid will be split between Alliance members after the number of mandates obtained.
  


Article 19 75% of annual budget given to political parties will be shared by political parties in proportion to the number of votes received in the parliamentary elections, i.e. the average of valid votes for the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, if they have achieved the threshold.


Article 20 25% of the annual budget given to political parties will be shared by political parties in proportion to the number of valid votes cast, received in local elections for District Councillors and counsellors within Bucharest, if they have obtained at least 50 seats in the County counselor and adviser within the municipality of Bucharest.


Article 21 at the request of the Central Electoral Board, the Central Electoral Bureau is obliged to communicate the number of votes obtained by political parties, electoral alliances and political alliances in general parliamentary elections, the number of candidates declared elected on the parties and/or alliances and sex, the number of votes obtained by political parties, electoral alliances and political alliances in the elections for District Councillors and Councillors of Bucharest and the number of candidates declared elected at these elections on the parties and/or alliances and genders.


Article 22 of the political Parties and of electoral or political alliances receive annual subsidies from the State budget in accordance with the law.


Article 23 (1) the subsidy from the State budget shall be paid monthly, through the budget of the Central Electoral Board, into a special account opened by each political party. Income from subsidies from the State budget are reflected in the accounts of political parties.
  

(2) at the Central Electoral Board is constituted by a specialized compartment for the allocation of the subsidy from the State budget.
  

(3) Subsidies from the State budget to be granted the status of political parties and special afectaţiune are not subject to enforcement through garnishment.
  


Article 24 (1) subsidy from the State budget may be suspended temporarily by the decision of the Central Electoral Board, for violation of the provisions of art. 3 paragraphs 1 and 2. (8), art. 5 para. (4), art. 13, art. 15 para. (3), art. 391. (1), art. 17 para. (4), art. 25 para. (1) and (2), art. and article 50. 51 para. (2) pending the completion of the legal requirements.
  

(2) the Permanent Electoral Authority shall notify the party political deficiencies and remediation of their term.
  

(3) the time allowed for political parties to remedy the irregularities cannot be longer than 15 days.
  

(4) the decision of granting the temporary suspension of monthly instalments from the State budget can be appealed within 15 days of the notification to the competent administrative court, which must rule within 15 days of the notification. Judgment of the Court is final.
  

(5) the duration of the temporary suspension of subsidy, it is preserved by the Permanent Electoral Authority of the mandate, until the final pronouncement of the Court, these being neither subject to repayment at the end of the year from the State budget.
  

(6) within 10 days after notification in writing of the political party relating to remedy the irregularities, the Permanent Electoral Authority to pronounce on the lifting of the suspension of the monthly instalments.
  


Article 25 (1) the revenues that come from subsidies from the State budget may have the following destinations: a) materials for the maintenance and operation of premises;
  

b) personnel expenditure;
  

c press and) propaganda;
  

d) expenses organizing political activities;
  

e) travel expenses within the country and abroad;
  

f telecommunications expenses);
  

g) delegations abroad;
  

h) levies due to international political organizations affiliated political party;
  

I) investments in movable and immovable property necessary activities of parties concerned;
  

j) protocol;
  

k) office expenses;
  

l) bank charges;
  

m) expenditure on rents of premises and facilities;
  

n) maintenance and repair costs;
  

a) insurance premiums;
  

p) travel expenses;
  

r) expenses with fuels and fuels.
  

(2) it is prohibited to use income derived from subsidies from the State budget for any other destinations than those referred to in paragraph 1. (1) and (3) the effectiveness and appropriateness of such expenses shall be decided by the governing bodies of political parties, according to their statutes and laws.
  


Article 26 (1) the authorities of Central and local public administrations can provide spaces for Central and local headquarters of political parties, as well as related land, on a reasoned request thereof.
  

(2) political parties can receive no more than one premises on the administrative-territorial unit.
  

(3) rental of the local authorities of the premises intended for the location of the parties follows legal regime provided for rental of premises intended for habitation.
  

(4) political parties and outgoing as a result of the reorganization, dissolution pronounced by the party or socio or final judgment of the courts are obliged to hand over local public administration authorities, within 30 days, the spaces that we have held with the lease agreement concluded with them. Spaces in the property will be transferred according to law.
  

(5) within 30 days, the Tribunal will communicate to the Ministry of regional development and public administration and the Central Electoral Board termination of political party.
  

(6) within 15 days after receipt of the communication, the Ministry of regional development and public administration will forward those decisions by the institution of the Commissioner in all counties and the municipality of Bucharest, with a view to taking over the premises rented by public authorities, by bailiffs if they have not been delivered within the prescribed period.
  


Article 27 payment of all expenses related to telecommunications, electricity and heat, gas, water, sewer, etc. of a party is for exclusive and is made from the premises intended for habitation.


Chapter IV Financing during electoral campaigns section 1 election campaign Contributions to Article 28 (1) at the latest at the beginning of the election campaign, political party, political alliance and independent candidates, through its agent, open a bank account at the level of each district, a bank account at the level of each sector of Bucharest or Bucharest, where appropriate as well as a bank account at central level.
  

(2) The elections to the Chamber of Deputies and Senate, Romanian citizens belonging to national minorities, which propose candidates only at national level, opening an account at central level.
  

(3) Contributions for the campaign shall be deposited with or transferred to the accounts referred to in paragraph 1. (1) only by candidates or by the financial agent, at their empowerment, as from the date of the proposed candidates.
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (3) art. 28 was amended by paragraph 2 of article 9. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

(4) Funds obtained by a political party outside the campaign who have been transferred to the campaign's bank accounts opened at central level to be reported to the Permanent Electoral Authority, by the financial agent, within 5 days from the date of the transfer.
  

(5) the Financial Contribution referred to in article 1. 17 para. (1) cannot be the subject of a transfer in the bank accounts for the election campaign.
  

(6) the maximum Limits for campaign contributions that may be made by the candidates or the financial agent are as follows: a) 60 minimum gross basic salary per country for each candidate for the Office of Deputy or senator;
  

b) a basic salary gross minimum salary for each list of candidates for the local Council of the village;
  

c) 3 basic salaries gross minimum salary for each list of candidates to the City Council of the city;
  

d) 5 base salaries gross minimum salary for each list of candidates for the local Council of the municipality;
  

e) 30 minimum salaries gross basic salary for each list of candidates for the local Council of the municipality of the County;
  

f) 50 minimum gross basic salary per country for each list of candidates to the Council of the District of the municipality of Bucharest;
  

500 g) salary minimum gross basic salary for each list of candidates to the General Council of Bucharest;
  

h) 100 minimum salaries gross basic salary for each list of candidates for County Council;
  


I) 5 base salaries gross minimum salary for each candidate for mayor of the commune;
  

j) 7 basic salaries gross minimum salary for each candidate for mayor;
  

k) minimum basic wages 10 gross per country for each candidate for mayor of the municipality;
  

l) 50 minimum gross basic salary per country for each candidate for mayor of the County;
  

100 m) of the minimum basic salary per country gross for each candidate for mayor of the District of the municipality of Bucharest;
  

150 n) salary minimum gross basic salary for each candidate running for mayor of Bucharest;
  

a salary) 750 minimum gross basic salary for each candidate to the european parliamentary;
  

20,000 p) salary minimum gross basic salary for the candidate for President of Romania.
  

(7) in the case of municipal elections, contributions specified in paragraph 2. (6) as well as the amounts transferred from central level; 30 paragraph 2. (4) be cumulated at the electoral district level and can be redistributed for expenses in local electoral districts in the County by a decision of political parties, political parties or organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities at the county level.
  

(8) contributions to election campaign that may be submitted by the candidates or the financial agent may come solely from donations received by candidates from individuals, from its own revenues or from loans from individuals or contracted with credit institutions.
  

(9) no later than 48 hours from the date on which an amount in one of the accounts provided for in paragraph 1. (1) the candidate has an obligation to teach financial representative County a statement by indicating the source of the contribution.
  

(10) the contributions for the campaign trail must be declared Central Electoral Board by the financial agent.
  

(11) for Campaign Contributions can only be used after the date of the statement of the Permanent Electoral Authority thereof.
  

(12) for Campaign Contributions may be deposited in the accounts referred to in paragraph 1. (1) only until the end of the election campaign.
  

(13) for Campaign Contributions that do not comply with the provisions of this article shall be forfeited and they do come from the State budget.
  

(14) the bank accounts for the campaign trail, as referred to in paragraph 1. (1) and (2) and in article 8. 3 paragraphs 1 and 2. (9), have the status of special condition and are not subject to execution.
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (14) article. 28 was introduced by point 3 of article 1. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Article 29 receiving materials canvass than those laid down in article 21. 15 para. (2) by the political parties, political alliances, electoral alliances and independent candidates is prohibited.


Article 30 (1) at the central level, in addition to campaign contributions. 28, political party may file amounts representing contributions to his own campaign into an account opened at the central level, through the financial agent.
  

(2) maximum residue Limits for campaign contributions that may be made by the political party in the account referred to in paragraph 1. (1) are the following: (a) basic wages) 10 minimum gross salary for each candidate for the Office of Deputy or senator;
  

b) 50 minimum gross basic salary per country for each list of candidates for the County Council and the General Council of Bucharest.
  

(3) contributions to election campaign that may be submitted by the political party can come only from transfers of funds coming from out of the election campaign.
  

(4) political party, by the financial agent, the coordinator may transfer monies from the account opened at the central level in accounts opened at the County, municipality of Bucharest, or at the level of sectors with compliance with the limits laid down in article 21. 28 and in this article.
  

(5) the provisions of art. 28 para. (9) to (13) apply accordingly for campaign contributions that may be made by the political party.
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (5) article. 30 was amended by paragraph 4 of art. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

(6) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1. (1) if the election for the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate may be submitted and the amount of money the candidates for Deputy and senator in the constituency of his/her residence abroad.
  


Article 31 (1) no later than 5 days from the start date for the referendum campaign, political party, through its agent, open a bank account at the national level if the national referendum or at the County/Bucharest city in case of referendum.
  

(2) the contributions intended for the referendum campaign which are submitted by the political party can come only from transfers of funds coming from out of the election campaign.
  

(3) the maximum limits of contributions intended for the referendum campaign are as follows: (a) basic salary) 5 minimum gross salary for the referendum on the dismissal of the local Council or the Mayor of the commune;
  

b) 7 basic minimum gross salary per country for the referendum on the dismissal of the local Council or the Mayor of the city;
  

c) minimum base salaries 10 gross per country for the referendum on the dismissal of the local Council or the Mayor of the municipality;
  

d) 30 minimum salaries base salary gross for the referendum on the dismissal of the local Council or the Mayor of the municipality of County/Bucharest sector;
  

100 e) salaries of minimum gross basic salary for the referendum on the dismissal of the General Bucharest City Council or of the general Mayor of Bucharest;
  

100 f) salaries of minimum gross basic salary for the referendum for dismissal of County Council;
  

20,000 g) salary minimum gross basic salary for the referendum on the dismissal of the President of Romania, for the referendum for matters of national interest or for the referendum for Constitution revision.
  

(4) the provisions of art. 28 para. (9) to (13) apply properly the contributions intended for the referendum campaign.
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (4) article. 31 was amended by section 5 of art. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Article 32 (1) it is prohibited to campaign financing, directly or indirectly, by individuals who do not have Romanian citizenship or a legal person other than the Romanian nationality, with the exception of funding for citizens of Member States of the European Union who are domiciled in Romania and hold membership in the political party whose election campaign contributing financially.
  

(2) the amounts so received shall be confiscated and shall be made to the State budget income.
  


Article 33 (1) it is prohibited in any way of financing the election campaign of a political party, their alliances or an independent candidate by a public authority, an autonomous public institution, directing, national company, regulated by the law society. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, or credit institution, at which the majority shareholders are the State or administrative territorial units, or by companies governed by the law nr. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, self financed from public funds. The ban applies to companies regulated by law No. 31/1990, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, which, in the 12 months before the start of the election campaign, they conducted activities financed from public funds.
  

(2) it is prohibited in any way of financing the election campaign of a political party, a political Alliance, an electoral alliance, an organization of citizens belonging to national minorities and independent candidate by the unions, religious groups, foundations, associations of Romanian nationality times or other nationality than the Romanian.
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (2) of article 9. 33 was amended by section 6 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

(3) amounts received in contravention of paragraph 1. (1) and (2) shall be forfeited and they do come from the State budget.
  


Section 2 of the financial Agent to article 34 (1) records of contributions and expenses for election campaign by political parties and candidates belonging to the independents is organised exclusively by financial agents.
  

(2) the effectiveness and appropriateness of expenses for electoral campaign shall be decided by the governing bodies of political parties, according to their statutes, by independent candidates.
  


(3) the financial Agent is appointed by the leadership of political parties, political alliances, Romanian citizens belonging to national minorities or by independent candidates.
  

(4) a political party, a political alliance or organization of citizens belonging to national minorities shall have a single financial trustee Coordinator at central level, namely a financial trustee appointed to each County, district of Bucharest and Bucharest.
  

(5) the financial Agent Coordinator has the following attributions: a record of financial transactions), at national level, in the case of election to the Office of President of Romania, the Romanian elections for representatives to the European Parliament and of the national referendum;
  

b) supervises the activity of the other political party financial agents and collect their records;
  

c) provides financial operations carried out records through the accounts provided for in article 10. 30 in the case of local elections and parliamentary;
  

d) is political party in relation to the Permanent Electoral Authority;
  

e) conveys the Central Electoral Board documents and reports provided for in this law, in writing and in electronic form;
  

f) ensure records financial transactions for the constituency of his/her residence abroad or, in the case of elections for the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate;
  

g) submitted to the Permanent Electoral Authority the application for reimbursement of expenditure incurred in the election campaign, the candidates list to make the refund of contributions received for the campaign trail, covered by political party leadership at the county level or at the central level, where appropriate.
  

(6) the financial Agent appointed at the county level or Bucharest Bucharest sector performs the following tasks: to track financial transactions) is organizing the campaign and carried out checks in the legality of the level at which it has been designated;
  

b) duly fulfills the tasks of coordinating financial representative, in the case of independent candidates and of organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities who propose candidates only at national level.
  

(7) the financial Agent is responsible jointly and severally with the political party that designated the legality of financial operations carried out during the electoral campaign and the compliance with the provisions of article 7. 28-33. (8) may be designated as financial agents coordinators only individuals who have the status of chartered accountant or certified public accountant, concerned only legal entities which provide specialized services.
  

(9) the political parties, independent candidates and political alliances that have designated financial agents do not have the status of chartered accountant or registered accountant to conclude contract for professional assistance with authorized natural persons or juridical persons specialising in the provision of accounting services.
  

(10) the Permanent Electoral Authority may, where necessary, additional documents or explanations of financial agents.
  

(11) many parties cannot use the same agent, except where the parties are part of the same political or electoral alliance.
  

(12) the financial trustee acquires only after registration of the Permanent Electoral Authority official, on the basis of political party and empowering your acceptance thereof. Financial representative registration is performed in the interval between the time of bringing to their attention the date of the elections and the start of the election campaign, and published in the press or on the website of the party.
  

(13) The official registration date, the financial agent receives a Permanent Electoral Authority identification code of the political party or independent candidate which will be printed on all materials belonging to canvass the political party or independent candidate they represent.
  

(14) candidates may not be financial agents.
  


Article 34 ^ 1 Powers of financial agents can be made under a contract free of charge or for consideration, as appropriate.
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Art. 34 ^ 1 was introduced by point 7 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Article 34 ^ 2 financial Agents of registered Electoral authority Permanent can be replace at any time by the political parties, political alliances, organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities and independent candidates who have designated, with the proper application of the provisions of art. 34.---------- 34 ^ 2 was introduced by point 7 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Article 35 charges related to the Organization and conduct of electoral operations shall be covered from the State budget or, as the case may be, from local or county budgets, according to the provisions of the electoral laws.


Article 36 (1) In the election campaign, candidates, political parties, political alliances, electoral alliances, organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities, as well as citizens entitled to vote have the right to express their views freely and without any discrimination, through rallies, meetings, direct communication with voters, the use of television, radio, the print media, electronic instruments and other means of mass media.
  

(2) The election campaign can only be used with the following materials: (a) canvass) posters with dimensions of not more than 500 mm a side and the other side 350 mm; posters through which it shall convene a meeting of the election will have a 400 mm and 250 mm and the other side will be placed in special places for the display;
  

b) canvass, audio or video broadcast by audiovisual media;
  

c) advertising in the print media;
  

d) canvass material online;
  

e) brochures, leaflets and other printed material.
  

(3) parties and political alliances, as well as independent candidates are required to print on all materials of the canvass the following data: name of the independent candidate), the name of the political party or political alliance that he had ordered, where applicable;
  

(b) the name of the economic operator) which he had made;
  

c) unique identification code as referred to in art. 34 para. (13);
  

d) circulation, where appropriate.
  

(4) costs relating to the materials shall be borne exclusively canvass of beneficiaries-independent candidates, political parties or political alliances.
  

(5) the production and dissemination of materials and canvass under conditions other than those laid down in this law shall be prohibited.
  

(6) parties and political alliances, as well as independent candidates are required to declare the Central Electoral Board, through its agent, the number of electoral propaganda produced and used, broken down by categories, no later than 15 days from the date of the election or referendum.
  

(7) it is considered material canvass any material written, audio or video, that meets the following conditions: a) refers directly to a candidate or political party participating in elections or referendum, clearly identified;
  

b) is used during the electoral campaign, as established by the laws relating to elections;
  

c) objective and is aimed at the general public;
  

d) exceeds the limits of journalistic activity of public information.
  


Section 3 of the maximum limits of expenditure Article 37 the maximum limits of spending that can be performed during the campaign for the referendum or in a constituency or a County constituency/Bucharest/external, if applicable, must be within the maximum limits for campaign contributions, or for referendum. 28-31 for the constituency concerned.


Article 38 (1) the expenses related to the campaign may be carried out only through the accounts referred to in article 1. 28 and 30.
  

(2) Contributions for the campaign can only have the following destinations: a) for the production and dissemination of materials of canvass on radio, television and print media in the amount of not more than 40% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  

b the production and expenditure) propagating material of canvass, the amount of which shall not exceed 30% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  

c expenses for sociological research), in the amount not exceeding 30% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  

d) expenditure for election posters in the amount not exceeding 20% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  


e) for pamphlets, leaflets and other printed materials, canvass, in the amount not exceeding 50% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  

f) expenses for rental of premises and equipment and protocol intended for the Organization of thematic events political, economic, cultural or social, for transportation and accommodation, legal assistance and other types of consulting services as well as financial agents for the payment of services, in the amount not exceeding 30% of the total expenditure that may be incurred during the electoral campaign;
  

g) expenses for bank charges.
  

(3) the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2. (1) and (2) shall apply correspondingly for the referendum campaign.
  

(4) the amounts of money received from the candidates nominated for election by a political party are considered donations and apply properly the provisions of this law.
  

(5) the provisions of this Act do not apply to deposits made up in order to submit candidatures for the post of a Deputy or a senator, referred to in art. 29 para. (5) to (7) of the law No. 35/2008 for election to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate and for the modification and completion of the law #. 67/2004 for the choice of the local public administration authorities, local public administration, law No. 215/2001 and law No. 393/2004 on the status of local elected officials, with subsequent amendments and additions.
  


Article 39 (1) within 15 days of the date of conduct of the elections, political parties, political alliances and independent candidates will be submitted to the Permanent Electoral Authority a declaration regarding compliance with the ceilings laid down in article 21. 37. (2) Amounts in excess of the ceilings referred to in article 1. 37 to make come from the State budget.
  


Article 40 when a candidate is proposed for several functions in an election campaign, the maximum limit of expenses which may be incurred shall be at the highest value, according to art. 37. Article 41 electoral alliances revenue and expenditure shall be levied, shall be carried out only by political parties, political alliances or organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities which compose them.


Article 41 ^ 1 in the case of the election of a new related ballot within the same electoral process electoral contributions and limits of election expenses will be reduced by half.
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Art. 41 ^ 1 was introduced by section 8 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Chapter V control of financing political parties and election campaigns in article 42 (1) the Permanent Electoral Authority is empowered to monitor compliance with legal provisions relating to revenue and expenditure of political parties, political or electoral alliances of independent candidates, as well as the legality of financing election campaigns.
  

(2) the control on subsidies from the State budget will be carried out simultaneously and the Court of Auditors, in accordance with the provisions of law No. 94/1992 on organisation and functioning of the Court of Auditors, republished.
  

(3) within the framework of the Central Electoral Board shall be established, within 60 days after the date of entry into force of this Act, the Department of control of financing political parties and election campaigns, by supplementing existing staff scheme.
  

(4) all staff Central Electoral Board is receiving a raise for the complexity of labour of 30%, applied to the gross monthly basic salary. Provisions of art. 22 paragraph 1. (1) of the framework Law No. 284/2010 relating to the remuneration of staff paid out of public funds, with amendments and additions thereto, shall not apply to the Central Electoral Board.
  

(5) the documents and information it may require Permanent Electoral Authority can be connected exclusively with political parties ' activities relating to the obtaining of incomes and expenses accomplishment.
  

(6) may be appointed director-general of the Department of control of financing political parties and election campaigns any person who fulfils the following conditions: (a) cumulative) can handle a function, under the conditions laid down in article 21. 12(3). (1) (a). a)-h) of law No. 7/2006 on the status of civil servant, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions;
  

b) has higher education in economic and legal sciences;
  

c) was not a member of a political party for the past 5 years.
  

(7) contest for the commanders outlined in paragraph 1. (5) is organized by a Special Commission, consisting of 7 members, called within 30 days of the entry into force of this Act, by order of the President of the Central Electoral Board, composed of academics with economic or legal training.
  

(8) the Commission referred to in paragraph 1. (7) shall establish the rules of the contest and will designate the candidate the winner of the contest, which will be appointed by the President of the Central Electoral Board, within 15 days from designation.
  

(9) the Director-general of the Department of control of financing political parties and election campaigns shall have the following exclusive powers: to control work) organises the funding of political parties;
  

b) coordinates the activity of subordinate staff;
  

c) proposes the President of the Central Electoral Board sanctions provided for in this law.
  


Article 43 (1) in order to verify the legality of the income and expenditure of political parties, the Permanent Electoral Authority may request documents and information from individuals and businesses who provided services free of charge or for a charge of political parties as well as from any public institution.
  

(2) the persons and bodies referred to in paragraph 1. (1) have the obligation to make available to the representatives of the Central Electoral Board documents and information requested.
  

(3) political parties have an obligation to allow access control bodies of the Central Electoral Board in their premises.
  

(4) political parties and persons referred to in paragraph 1. (1) have the obligation to present the Central Electoral Board all documents and information requested within a period not exceeding 15 days from the date of the request.
  


Article 44 (1) on an annual basis and whenever it is seised, Permanent Electoral Authority checks for compliance with the legal provisions of each party regarding the income and expenditure of political parties.
  

(2) the Permanent Electoral Authority may be notified by any person who presents evidence of the failure to comply with the legal provisions relating to the financing of political parties and election campaigns.
  

(3) the annual report shall be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, and the website of the Central Electoral Board, no later than 30 April of the following year.
  

(4) the Permanent Electoral Authority may check compliance with legal provisions relating to the financing of political parties and electoral campaigns and when there is a suspicion of a breach of legal provisions regarding the financing of political parties and election campaigns, referral any interested party or ex officio.
  

(5) where under the control of the Permanent Electoral Authority regarding compliance with legal provisions relating to the financing of political parties and election campaigns appear on suspicion of committing criminal acts, the Permanent Electoral Authority referred the matter to the prosecution.
  

(6) the results of each inspection shall be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, and the website of the Central Electoral Board within 45 days to make.
  


Article 45 (1) the annual financial statements drawn up by the political parties that receive subsidies from the State budget are subject to statutory audit which is carried out by recognised Auditors, natural or legal persons approved in accordance with the law.
  

(2) not later than 60 days after the date of the audit, the parties referred to in paragraph 1. (1) transmit the Central Electoral Board a copy of the audit report.
  


Article 46 public authorities have the obligation to support the Permanent Electoral Authority in controlling the funding of political parties.


Article 47 (1) within 15 days of the date of conduct of the elections, financial Trustees are obliged to deposit the coordinators at the Permanent Electoral Authority detailed reports of income and expenditure of political parties, political alliances, electoral alliances, Romanian citizens belonging to national minorities and independent candidates, as well as the amounts recorded as a result of the campaign, accompanied by the declarations provided for in articles. 28 para. (9).
  


(2) the Permanent Electoral Authority ensures the public's list of political parties, political alliances, electoral alliances, Romanian citizens belonging to national minorities and independent candidates who have submitted detailed reports on revenue and expenditure, as they are submitted, through the successive publication in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I.
  

3. the reports referred to in paragraph 1. (1) and (2) and amounts recorded as a result of the election shall be published by the Permanent Electoral Authority in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, within 60 days after the publication of election result.
  

(4) in the event that the date of the report detailed revenue and expenditure, independent candidates or political parties they recorded debt obligation to report quarterly to the Central Electoral Board stage of payment debts recorded in the electoral campaign until the date of full payment thereof.
  

(5) Candidates declared elected may not be valid if the ratio of overlaps with detailed revenue and expenditure for each political party or independent candidate has not been filed in accordance with the law.
  


Article 48 (1) not later than 90 days from the date of the election to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, the Permanent Electoral Authority reimburse political parties, political alliances and organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities, based upon documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent within 30 days after the date of the election, the amounts of expenditure incurred in all electoral districts, and those carried out at the central level , where the political party, political Alliance, electoral alliance or organization of citizens belonging to national minorities obtained at least 3% of the valid votes cast nationally, for each of the two chambers of Parliament.
  

(2) where the political party, political Alliance, the Organization of citizens belonging to national minorities who participate in the elections to the Chamber of deputies or the Senate for not obtained at least 3% of the valid votes cast nationally, Permanent Electoral Authority reimburse them, based upon documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent, but the amounts of expenditure to the level of the electoral district in which he or she has obtained at least 3% of the votes validly cast.
  

(3) no later than 90 days from the date of the elections to the European Parliament and the President of Romania, the Permanent Electoral Authority reimburse political parties, political alliances, organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities, namely independent candidates, based upon documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent within 30 days after the date of the election, the amounts of expenditure incurred in national level where political party the Alliance policy, the electoral alliance, the Organization of citizens belonging to national minorities, namely the independent candidate has obtained at least 3% of the valid votes cast nationally.
  

(4) not later than 90 days from the date of the local elections, the Permanent Electoral Authority reimburse political parties, political alliances, organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities on the basis of the documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent within 30 days after the date of the election the amounts of expenditure incurred in all electoral districts, and those carried out at the central level, where political party the Alliance Policy Alliance or electoral organization of citizens belonging to national minorities obtained at least 3% of the votes validly cast by aggregation of votes cast for all local councils and district of Bucharest, county councils, the General Council of Bucharest, as well as all the candidates for mayor, respectively, the Mayor of Bucharest.
  

(5) where the political party, political Alliance, the Organization of citizens belonging to national minorities who participate in the local elections has not obtained at least 3% of the votes validly cast as referred to in paragraph 1. (4) at the national level, the Permanent Electoral Authority reimburse them, based upon documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent, but the amounts of expenditure at the level of county electoral district, of the sector or of Bucharest, where he has obtained at least 3% of the votes in question, as appropriate.
  

(6) the amounts spent, at central level, political party, political alliance and organization of citizens belonging to national minorities shall be reimbursed only if they have obtained at least 3% of the valid votes cast nationally.
  

(7) not later than 90 days from the date of the election to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, the Permanent Electoral Authority shall reimburse the independent candidates, based upon documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent within 30 days after the date of the election, the amounts of campaign spending, if they have obtained at least 3% of the votes validly cast at the electoral district level councilors.
  

(8) in the case of municipal elections, the expenditure incurred in a constituency by an independent candidate shall be reimbursed only if it has obtained at least 3% of the valid votes cast for the candidate.
  

(9) not later than 90 days from the date of the elections for the Chamber of Deputies, Permanent Electoral Authority shall refund the amounts of expenditure of campaign organization of citizens belonging to national minorities has obtained a mandate from Parliament, at national level, based on the documentary evidence supplied by the financial agent within 30 days after the date of the election.
  

(10) political parties, through financial agents, have the obligation to return candidates within 120 days from the date of the election, the amounts reimbursed and/or expenditure not in accordance with the contribution they have made.
  

(11) the amounts spent on the campaign trail is not reimbursed in the following circumstances: (a)) in case of overshoot of ceilings established under art. 37;
  

b) in the event to be used for election campaign funding sources other than those provided for in this law;
  

c) if used for campaign contributions in violation of the provisions of article 7. 38 para. 2. (12) refund of amounts related expenditure in electoral districts, and those carried out at the central level, referred to in paragraph 1. (1) to (9), shall be made to the amounts approved by the Permanent Electoral Authority, within the ceilings laid down in article 21. 37 and paragraphs. (11). — — — — — — — — —-. (12) article. 48 was introduced by point 9 of article. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.


Article 49 (1) on an annual basis, no later than 30 April, political parties are required to submit to the Permanent Electoral Authority a detailed report of income and expenditure for the previous year.
  

(2) the reports provided for in paragraph 1. (1) will include details of revenue and expenditure of the internal structures of the political parties. "". (4) of the political parties Law nr. 14/2003, republished, income and expenditure of the persons directly or indirectly connected with the political party, and of forms of association referred to in article 1. 17 of this Act.
  

(3) political parties are required to submit to the Permanent Electoral Authority annual financial statements no later than 15 days from the registration to the competent tax authority.
  

(4) the Permanent Electoral Authority will publish on the internet page of the reports referred to in paragraph (1) annual accounts, as well as variants of their summaries, within 5 days from the date thereof.
  

(5) the accounts of the political parties is organized and leads, at both national and County under the accounting Law nr. 82/1991, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions.
  


Article 50 (1) For checking the legality of receipts and payments made by political parties and independent candidates in the election campaign, the Permanent Electoral Authority may request additional documents and statements that it deems necessary.
  

(2) political parties and independent candidates are required to submit within 15 days of the representatives of the Central Electoral Board the documents required, pursuant to paragraph 4. 1. (3) If irregularities are found, it will apply the sanctions provided for in this law.
  

(4) Organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities who participate in the election are subject to audit by the Central Electoral Board only with regard to the electoral period and only in relation to it.
  


Article 51


(1) the Permanent Electoral Authority is required to publish on the internet page of its own mandatory reporting of all be published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, pursuant to art. 5 para. (4), art. 13(2). (1) and (2), art. 15 para. (3), art. 391. (3), art. 17 para. (4) and art. 47 para. (3) as well as the declarations under article 4. 28. (2) political parties have an obligation to provide electronic data referred to in paragraph 1. 1. Chapter VI Penalties Article 52 (1) constitutes the offence, if they were not committed in such circumstances as to be considered, according to the criminal law, offences, and is sanctioned with a fine of 10,000 to 25,000 lei lei to the infringements referred to in article 1. 5 para. (3) to (5), art. 6, 7, art. 8 para. (1), (2) and (4), art. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, art. 14. (2) and (3), art. 15 para. (1) and (3), art. 391. (1) and (3), art. 17 para. (1), (2) and (4), art. 31, art. 32 para. (1), art. 33 para. (1) and (2), art. 34 para. (5), (6), (8), (9), (11), (12) and (14), art. 36 para. (2) to (4) and (6), art. 39 in paragraph 1. (1), art. 47 para. (4), art. 51 para. (2) and article 3. 60 para. (3).
  

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(2) if it does not Constitute irregularities were committed in such circumstances as to be considered, according to the criminal law, the offence shall be imposed, and fines from 15,000 lei to 50,000 lei infringements referred to in article 1. 3 paragraphs 1 and 2. (2) to (4) and (6) to (10), art. 25 para. (2), art. 28, 29, 30, 37, 38, art. 43 para. (2) to (4), art. 45, art. 47 para. (1), (2) and (5), art. 49 para. (1) to (3) and (5) and article. 50 para. (2).
  

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Alin. (2) of article 9. 52 was amended by paragraph 10 of article 10. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

(3) Constitute, if not violation had been committed under such conditions as to be considered, according to the criminal law, offences, and is sanctioned with a fine of 100,000 to 200,000 lei lei to the infringements referred to in article 1. 8 para. (3) and (4) Penalties may apply, where appropriate, political party, political Alliance, the Organization of citizens belonging to national minorities, the independent candidate, financial and/or trustee of the donor, as well as other persons who have violated the provisions referred to in paragraph 1. (1) to (3).
  

— — — — — — — — —-. (4) article. 52 was amended by paragraph 10 of article 10. in accordance with law No. 78 of 28 April 2016, published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 330 of 28 April 2016.

(5) penalties provided for in paragraph 1. (1) to (3) may not be brought within three years from the date of the facts.
  

(6) in the case of offences referred to in paragraph 1 continue term. (5) run from the date of termination of the offence.
  


Article 53 (1) in the cases referred to in article 1. 52 para. (1) to (3), the infringer shall pay to the State budget the amounts of money and/or the equivalent in cash of the goods and services covered by the evaluation, on the basis of the decision of the Central Electoral Board.
  

(2) in the same way to make income from the State budget donations accepted by a political party in the course of dissolution of a political party or acting on the basis of the amended statute, although the changes have not been communicated to the Tribunal, in accordance with the legal provisions of Bucharest, or the Court has rejected the application for approval of amendment.
  


Article 54 (1) the Offences referred to in articles. 52 it is established by the Central Electoral Board, and the sanction is applied by decision of the Central Electoral Board.
  

(2) the Central Electoral Board's decision can be appealed at the court competent according to the law.
  


Article 55 the provisions of art. 52 and 54 are supplemented by the provisions of Ordinance No. 2/2001 relating to the legal regime of contraventions, approved with amendments and completions by law No. 180/2002, as amended and supplemented.


Article 56 (1) within 30 days from the date of final judgment whether he handed over the report in respect of the contravention or, where appropriate, upon expiry of the objection of the minutes of the contravention, equivalent amounts unpaid fines can be offset against the monthly instalments to be paid by way of public funding, with the application of an enforcement proceeding through garnishment , provided by the Government Ordinance. 92/2003 regarding the fiscal procedure code, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions.
  

(2) the Ministry of public finance, through its bodies, shall inform the Permanent Electoral Authority about the non-payment within the time limit referred to in paragraph 1. (1) fines imposed by the Permanent Electoral Authority.
  


Article 57 (1) where, by the judgment has become final, one or more candidates declared elected a political party have been convicted of a crime in connection with the financing of a political party or, as the case may be, of the election campaign, they are incompatible with the status of elected municipal or parliamentary term, which is cancelled.
  

(2) decisions of the boards) Through Parliament times, where appropriate, of the County Council or local, State of incompatibility, and MPs, senators times become advisors will be vacant by alternates from the list of the political party concerned.
(3) the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2). (1) and (2) apply and political alliances, electoral alliances and independent candidates, in this case place the vacancy to be filled by the alternate's list political party electoral alliance that the times obtained the highest number of valid votes cast.


58 *) Through regulations, as well as Chambers of Parliament by county councils and local regulations will regulate the procedure for the application of the measures referred to in article 1. 57. Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) see Law No. 35/2008 for election to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate and for the modification and completion of the law #. 67/2004 for the choice of the local public administration authorities, local public administration, law No. 215/2001 and law No. 393/2004 on the status of local elected officials, and published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 196 of 13 March 2008, with subsequent amendments and additions.

─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ Chapter VII transitional and final Provisions Article 59 (1) the provisions of this Act shall apply accordingly to organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities who have obtained seats in the election or proposing candidates.
  

(2) Organizations of citizens belonging to national minorities who have obtained a single term as a Deputy, according to the electoral law, i.e. a single term as a counselor in a constituency, they shall apply only to legal provisions on the financing of the election campaign.
  

(3) the provisions of this Act shall apply accordingly to independent candidates.
  


Article 60 (1) Permanent Electoral Authority keeps a register of political parties in tax which will be passed the following: a) name and surname, personal code numbers, addresses and contact details of the persons responsible for the management of the political party at the national level and the County;
  

b) addresses the central premises of the territorial branches and of the internal structures of the political parties. "". (4) of law No. 14/2003, republished;
  

c) first and last name, personal numeric codes, addresses and contact details of persons entitled to represent political parties at the central level and the County;
  

d) data related to financial activity of political parties;
  

e) penalties imposed.
  

(2) the Permanent Electoral Authority keeps a register of independent candidates in tax which will be passed first and last name, personal numeric codes, addresses and contact details, financial data related to the activity carried out in election campaigns and the penalties applied.
  

(3) political parties have an obligation to bring to the attention of the Central Electoral Board any change to the data referred to in paragraph 1. (1) not later than 45 days after the date of its production.
  


Article 61 the personal data processed by the Permanent Electoral Authority are protected by law and may not be used for purposes other than those provided for therein.


Article 62 of the permanent offices of the two chambers of Parliament approving the new organizational structure of the Central Electoral Board, in order to ensure the functioning of the Department of control of financing political parties and election campaigns and specialized compartment for the allocation of the subsidy from the State budget.


Article 63


(1) within 90 days after the entry into force of the present law *) will be developed and be subject to the approval of the Government, on the proposal of the Central Electoral Board, detailed rules for the application of the provisions of this law.
  

Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) 90-day time limit begins to run from the date of entry into force of law No. in accordance with article 113/2015. The same law.

─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ (2) detailed rules regulating the modalities: (a)) and the recording format, and advertising of donations, contributions, loans and own income and expenditure of political parties;
  

b) and using subsidies from the State budget;
  

(c) the manner and format-specific) registration and advertising revenues and expenditures during the campaign;
  

d) registration and duties of the trustee;
  

e) procedure and methodology;
  

f) the categories of supporting evidence and methodology for the reimbursement of the sums spent on the campaign trail.
  


Article 64 (1) this law shall enter into force 30 days after its publication in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, with the exception of the following provisions, which shall enter into force on 1 July 2007, regarding: a) subsidies from the State budget;
  

b Permanent Electoral Authority), with the exception of art. 42 para. (3) and (5) to (9)).
  

Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) Formerly the AutoRepublish feature, art. 42 para. (3) and (5) to (9) art. 35 para. (3) to (8).

─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ (2) from the date of entry into force of the present law, law No. 43/2003 on financing of activity of political parties and election campaigns, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 54 of 30 January 2003, with subsequent amendments, are hereby repealed, with the exception of the provisions relating to the granting of subsidies from the State budget and from the Court of Auditors, which shall be repealed with effect from 1 July 2007.
  

Note: the article below is below. And III of law No. 113/2015 for the modification and completion of the law #. 334/2006 on the financing of the activity of political parties and electoral campaigns, which are not incorporated in the form of law No. republished 334/2006 and, further, that the provisions of its own: "Art. II.-the deadline referred to in article. 52 *) para. (1) of law No. 334/2006, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, as well as those made by this law shall start from the date of entry into force of this law.
Art. III.-not later than 60 days after the date of entry into force of this law, political parties are required to provide the Central Electoral Board data. 49 *) para. (1) of law No. 334/2006, republished, with subsequent amendments and additions, as well as those made by this Bill. "

Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) Art. 52 became, by renumbering, art. 63. *) Art. 49 became, by renumbering, art. 60.

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