For the first time confiscated funds from a political party

In “Dill” confiscated 468 946 UAH. Photo:

From-for violations of the rules contributions at the party “Dill” confiscated almost half a million hryvnia. This is the first decision of the court on violation of party funding.

This was stated by the Chairman of the NACP Natalia Korchak at a briefing on March 31.

“On March 22 the decision of Pechersk district court of Kyiv, the head of the Secretariat of the political party was found guilty of committing an administrative offense and fined in the amount of 1700 UAH with confiscation of the amount of the contributions in support of a political party in the amount of 468 946 USD.

This is the first precedential decision. The law on financing of political parties is implemented,” said Korczak.

According to her, the law provides for the financing of political parties only through banking services. Instead, membership fees “Dill” was carried out through cash transactions.

July 1, 2016 came into force a law that introduces the state funding of parties. Instead, they should report on the receipt and use of funds.

In the past year, the funding of political parties in Ukraine from the state budget allocated more than 390 million UAH, that more than 398 million UAH.