Political parties are basic institutions of the democratic system.
This Constitution guarantees the free establishment and exercise of their activities, as well as their democratic organization and performance, representation of minority groups, competition for those standing as candidates for elective public positions, access to public information and communication of their ideas.
The State contributes to the economic support of their activities and the training of their leaders.
Political parties shall make public the source and destiny of their funds and assets. (Sec. 38)