CY: campaign donations must be returned if Hung drops out

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-10-12
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Control Yuan pointed out Monday that if Kuomintang presidential

CY: campaign donations must be returned.  Central News Agency

CY: campaign donations must be returned. Central News Agency

candidate Hung Hsiu-chu drops out of her bid for the January 16 election, she will need to cease using the fund generated by political contributions.

Should this be the case, Hung would have to file for a disclosure report on campaign contributions and expenditures, where the remaining balance will be returned to government coffers, according to Control Yuan Secretary-General Fu Meng-jung.

Fu made the comment during a question-and-answer session at the legislature Monday morning, where he responded to KMT Legislator Lu Hsueh-chang regarding whether Hung should return the campaign donations even if she was forced out.     [FULL  STORY]

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