Political party donations and loans in Northern Ireland Share this page: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Print full guidance You are in the Political party donations and loans in Northern Ireland section Home Political party donations and loans in Northern Ireland Which loans are covered by the rules? Under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA), the following types of transactions are regulated: loans of money credit facilities, such as credit cards and overdrafts securities or guarantees for a party’s obligations to someone else Only transactions with a value of more than £500 are covered by the controls. In this guidance, we use the term ‘loans’ to refer to all of these transactions. Loans of £500 or less Loans with a value of £500 or less are outside the scope of PPERA and you do not need to record or report them. Last updated: 31 March 2022 Book traversal links for Which loans are covered by the rules? What do you do if you receive a donation from an impermissible or unidentifiable source? What do you need to do before you enter into a loan?