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Name: Law on Activities of Political Parties and Groups.
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Constitutional law; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-11-16
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-2016-L-105831
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in Persian Legislation on-line in Persian Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1395-08-26 (2016-11-16), Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian PDF in Persian (consulted on 2018-01-23)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 1. Definitions
Chapter 2. Establishment of the Party
Chapter 3. Rights and Responsibilities

The law regulates activities of political parties. Applicants should presents their views on cultural, economic, social and political issues in the country. Political parties or groups should be based on the principles of Velayet-e Faqih.
Chapter 2, Article 5 provides the list of individuals who are prohibited from membership in political parties (also persons suspected of being spies by security and intelligence forces).

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