Sipo donation law ‘undermining democracy’, says civil liberties body
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has claimed that democracy is being undermined by a law which limits donations to organisations campaigning for changes to public policy, as well as voluntary community groups.
Such organisations are being affected by the electoral ethics watchdog Sipo’s decision in recent years to more strictly interpret a provision in the Electoral Act as to what constitutes donations for “political purposes” meaning strict limits on donors in Ireland and...
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