Georgia considers bill stripping parties of state funding if elected members refuse to enter legislature
23 December 2020
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The Georgian parliament has passed a bill in its first reading earlier today which strips parties of state funding if they refuse to take up their mandates in parliament.
Opposition MPs from six of eight parties which have won seats in parliament have already requested the suspension of their status.
They say that the elections were fabricated and are now demanding repeat elections.
Per the ruling party-initiated bill, the parties will not receive state funding if at least half of their MPs do not enter the legislature.
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