It shall be applied for by the electoral Administrators between 20 and 22 June:
The advance payment will be made available to the electoral Administrators by the Directorate General for Domestic Policy from 28 June, provided that:
The Electoral Boards forward the applications made by the Administrators of the political entities to the above-mentioned Directorate General.
The electoral current account is communicated using the standard form of the Secretariat General of the Treasury and Financial Policy known as Specifying of bank account and communication of de-registration of bank details quoting the twenty-four digits of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN Code) to the above-mentioned Directorate General. The holder of the account who should appear as the payee in the indicated model is the political formation.
The identification data of the electoral Administrator are communicated, authorising the Directorate General for Domestic Policy to view his/her details via the Identity Data Verification System, although said authorisation may be replaced by a photocopy of a National Identity Document.
ADVANCE PAYMENTS WILL BE GRANTED FOR BOTH ELECTORAL RESULTS AND DELIVERIES TO THE PARTIES, FEDERATIONS AND COALITIONS THAT RECEIVED GRANTS FOR ELECTORAL EXPENSES IN THE LAST GENERAL ELECTIONS HELD IN APRIL 2019. GROUPINGS OF VOTERS ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THIS ADVANCE.
Having obtained elected Deputies or Senators.
Submitting to the Court of Audit the accounts of the expenses incurred in the electoral campaign for the general elections, between 100 and 125 days after 23 July (between 31 October and 25 November, 2023). Said submission will apply whether the formation has obtained an elected candidate or otherwise but has received the 30% advance payment.
Constitution of a guarantee for 10% of the advance payment of 90% to be received (bank guarantee or cash deposit placed in the Deposit Boxes). The deadline to substantiate the provision of the guarantee is one month after the notification of the quantification of the 90% advance payment sent to the electoral Administrators by the Directorate General for Domestic Policy. If the 10% deposit is not made, the grant is processed withholding said amount as a percentage of the quantification made, as a result of which a payment of 81% will be made.
This advance payment will not be granted when a political entity includes persons convicted by a judgement, even if it is not a final one, for crimes of rebellion or terrorism or against the Public Administration or the Institutions of the State when the latter has established the penalty of disqualification from the exercise of the right to stand for election, absolute or special disqualification, or suspension from public employment or office under the terms provided for in the criminal law.
The Court of Audit audits the electoral accounts and submits the corresponding report to the Joint Commission for relations with the Court of Audit in Parliament.
The above-mentioned commission issues the relevant resolution, which is published in the Official State Gazette.
Once the resolution of the Joint Commission has been published in the Official State Gazette, the Directorate General for Domestic Policy issues the appropriate resolutions with the final and definitive amounts that apply to the political entities.