Georgia`s IATF recommends local administrations, state agencies
Georgia`s Interagency Task Force gives recommendations to local administrations and state Agencies.
The recommendations were prepared after the Interagency Task Force had been informed about several instances where election campaign posters and the electoral number of the ruling party are posted in state offices.
The IATF considers this to be the misuse of administrative resources during the electoral campaign. This violation of electoral legislation is punishable by a fine of 2000 GEL. It must be noted that it is within the competence of the CEC to draw up administrative violation protocol.
The IATF recommends that local administrations and state agencies to remind their employees immediately that posting party symbols in the offices of local administrations and national agencies violates electoral legislation; to proactively monitor whether any such violations are taking place in their agency and, If so, to eliminate such practices.
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