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    some unclear things

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask which the highlighted phrase refers to in a sentence:

    Thus, at the end of the nineteen eighties, the Legislature sought to make the mode of political financing more transparent and to end the endemic corruption which was inherent in French political life. One organism is at the heart of the system that has been established: the Commission nationale des comptes de campagnes et des financements politiques (the National Commission on Campaign Accounts and Political Financing or CNCCFP), created by a law dated 15 January 1990.

    What has been establishe -- the system or Commission?
    And is 15 January 1990 the date of creation of the Commission?

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    Re: some unclear things

    The 'organism' and 'the system' are not one and the same:
    One organism is at the heart of the system [to make the mode of political financing more transparent and to end the ...] that has been established

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    Re: some unclear things

    Thus, at the end of the nineteen eighties, the Legislature sought to make the mode of political financing more transparent and to end the endemic corruption which was inherent in French political life. One organism is at the heart of the system that has been established: the Commission nationale des comptes de campagnes et des financements politiques (the National Commission on Campaign Accounts and Political Financing or CNCCFP), created by a law dated 15 January 1990.

    What has been establishe -- the system or Commission?
    And is 15 January 1990 the date of creation of the Commission?

    The system has been established, the commission is at the heart of it. The commission was created on 15 January 1990.

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    Re: some unclear things

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    The 'organism' and 'the system' are not one and the same:
    One organism is at the heart of the system [to make the mode of political financing more transparent and to end the ...] that has been established
    Thank you very much, Soup.

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    Re: some unclear things

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Thus, at the end of the nineteen eighties, the Legislature sought to make the mode of political financing more transparent and to end the endemic corruption which was inherent in French political life. One organism is at the heart of the system that has been established: the Commission nationale des comptes de campagnes et des financements politiques (the National Commission on Campaign Accounts and Political Financing or CNCCFP), created by a law dated 15 January 1990.

    What has been establishe -- the system or Commission?
    And is 15 January 1990 the date of creation of the Commission?

    The system has been established, the commission is at the heart of it. The commission was created on 15 January 1990.
    Thank you very much, bhaisahab.

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