Reporting of Policital Donations by Third Parties

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Reporting of Political Donations by Third Parties


The provisions of the Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 as amended in relation to third parties are designed to bring such person or persons within the political donation regime in operation at local government level.


A "third party" is defined in the legislation as any person, other than a political party registered in the Register of Political Parties under Part III of the Electoral Act 1992 or a candidate at an election, who accepts, in a particular year, a donation the value of which exceeds €100.


The "third party" is required to register with Leitrim County Council, to open a political donations account and to submit to the Council a statement from a financial institution together with a certificate and statutory declaration no later than 31st March each year.


Individuals or organisations within the administrative area of Leitrim County Council who consider that the above provisions apply to them must register with the Council and submit all required documentation to the undersigned before 31st March 2022.


For further information please see http://www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/Your-Council/Corporate-Governance/Disclosure-of-Donations-by-Third-Parties or contact customerservices@leitrimcoco.ie or telephone 071 9620005.


Mary Quinn
Director of Services
Leitrim County Council
Aras An Chontae
Carrick-on-Shannon
Co Leitrim
N41 PF67

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