Rus News Journal

For party dues - prison

Amendments provide punishment for illegal financing of parties and their associations in the large size in the form of imprisonment for the term up to two years, arrest, forced hard labour or the fine at the rate to 150 minimum monthly salaries (the size of the minimum salary – 180 latov, or about 360 dollars), and for made by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement - in the form of imprisonment for the term up to four years, arrest, forced hard labour or the fine at the rate to 200 minimum monthly salaries.

For intermediary in illegal financing of party in the large size punishment by imprisonment for the term up to two years, by arrest, forced hard labour or the fine at the rate to 100 minimum monthly salaries is provided.

For acceptance of illegal financing in the large size imprisonment for the term up to three years, arrest, forced hard labour or the fine at the rate to 150 minimum monthly salaries, and for the same crime made by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement, or for the financing requirement in the large size - imprisonment for the term up to five years, arrest, forced hard labour or the fine at the rate to 200 minimum monthly salaries is provided.