Proposed powers to manage disclosure of donations spark outrage in parliament
Objections have been raised regarding ‘unfettered’ presidential powers to make regulations
The “unfettered” powers given to the president to determine the disclosure limit for donations to political parties and independent representatives was a frequent objection raised in parliament on Tuesday, during public hearings on the Electoral Matters Amendment Bill.
Another objection was to the proposal in the bill to change the method of allocation of funds to represented political parties and independent representatives, in terms of the Political Party Funding Act. ..
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