Tbilisi. The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy released a blog post - "Administrative
Resource – Up to 14 Million GEL in Pre-Election Period in Adjara”. According to the organization, Changes for Autonomous Republic of Adjara 2013 budget were approved by 11 voters on 24th July special plenary session. According to the draft law the budget will be increased by GEL 14,722,000 from which GEL 13,554,400 is intended for infrastructure and social projects.
"Adjara Autonomous Republic supreme council violated Election Code article 49th according to which, from the day of announcement of the Election Day until summarizing the election results, implementation of such projects which have not been previously envisaged in the state/local budgets, also increase of those budgetary programs, which were envisaged in the budget before the elections, initiation of ad hoc transfers or increase of planned transfers in the local budget is prohibited", says the blog post.
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