Areas of interest – current state
Number of articles about corruption in the Anticorruption barometer
Last month: 92
Areas of interest – over time
Latest parameters changes
10/2017 #41 Limitation of monetary donations for elections and from natural persons only
10/2017 #42 Monetary donations from account to account (transparent)
The Act on elections to the Lower Chamber of the Parliament, as amended as of 1 January 2017, obliges political parties to keep a special transparent account for the purpose of the electoral campaign and pay electoral expenses from this account. The Act does not allow provision of funds and other benefits for the purpose of electoral campaign from trust funds nor from foreign legal persons.
10/2017 #43 Identification of natural persons directly covering the costs of electoral advertisements
The Act on elections to the Lower Chamber of the Parliament, as amended as of 1 January 2017, requires that the electoral advertising and also electoral billboards identified the person who commissioned it, prepared it as well as the political parties or independent candidates.
10/2017 #44 Online disclosure of contracts and invoices for electoral advertisements
The Act on elections to the Lower Chamber of the Parliament, as amended as of 1 January 2017, obliges political parties to publish on their internet website the overview of financial transactions registered on the special transparent electoral account, however, these published information about the transactions registered on the account will not enable the identification of individual services, for example, the payment for a billboard in a specific locality, which were paid from this special transparent account.
10/2017 #46 Court appointed expert for financial management of a single electoral campaign
The Act on political parties nor the Act on elections to the Lower Chamber of the Parliament, as amended as of 1 January 2017, do not foresee the transfer of the financial management of the electoral campaign in to the hands of a thrd qualified person. The control of financing of the electoral campaign will take place only after the elections which, as was evidenced in the past elections, is not able to ensure the observation of rules on financing of electoral campaigns, despite the obligatory rotation of auditors after five years.
08/2017 #70 A better law on financial control in management of public funds
The proposal of the Act on management and control of public finance, which should replace the existing dysfunctional Act on financial control in public administration was returned by the Upper Chamber to the Lower Chamber of the Parliament for the final vote. The Act does not include crucial mechanisms for an efficient system of internal audit or reduction of duplicit and ineffective inspections and checks. The Act diverges from the European and international audit standards applicable to the public administration. At the same time, the conflict of interest in spending of public funds as well as the independence of the audit body is not dealt with sufficiently