Yesterday, the President’s Human Rights and Legal Policy Advisor, Ch.Unurbayar, presented the updted draft of the “Law on Political Parties” to the Speaker of Parliament Speaker, Z.Enkhbold. The “Law on Political Parties” was approved for the first time in 1990; in 2005 an updated version of this law was re-approved.
This new draft has 9 chapters and 53 provisions which have been initiated by the President of Mongolia, Ts.Elbegdorj. Also, the new draft provides clarification on the duties and directions of the politicial parties in the social and political system.
The new draft includes guidelines on financing (donations and members’ fees) as well as steps to improve transparency and controlling the flow of money and transfers to the so-called “Glass Account”.