Validation Process of Political Parties. Executive Summary.
Venezuela, 2017

The validation of political parties is a regular process established by the Law of Political Parties, Public Meetings and Manifestations (LPPRPM, for its initials in Spanish) *, billed in 1964 and partially reformed by the National Assembly in 2010.
According to this law, political parties should have renewed their memberships in December 2015, after the parliamentary elections held on December 6th. After a number of resorts and sentences by the TSJ (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia, the judiciary), as well as delays by the CNE (Consejo Nacional Electoral, the electoral organ), the process was scheduled for March 2017.

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