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The Thai Constitutional Court has accepted a petition filed by a group of caretaker senators, seeking to remove Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin for appointing a person with a prior criminal charge to a cabinet position.
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The Constitutional Court has issued an order to suspend Pita Limjaroenrat from his parliamentary duties regarding ownership of media shares.
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<p>A bid to give small and mid-sized parties an easier route to party-list seats in the next election has been rejected by the Constitutional Court, which has ruled that original calculation formula is legitimate.</p>
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<p>A translation of the Constitutional Court&nbsp;ruling regarding a petition on whether or not the speeches calling for reform of the monarchy given by Anon Nampa, Panupong Jadnok and Panusaya Sitthijirawattanakul on 10 August 2020 constituted overthrowing rule of democracy with the king as head of state.</p>
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<p>On 10 November, the Constitutional Court ruled that the calls for monarchy reform and monarchy-related activities organized by Anon Nampa, Panussaya Sitthijirawattanakul, Panupong Jadnok and associated organizations were, are and will be abuse of constitutional rights and liberties as they are intended to &lsquo;overthrow&rsquo; the democratic form of government with the King as Head of State.</p>
By Thammachart Kri-aksorn |
<p>FFP supporters celebrated at their party headquarters, as the Constitutional Court unanimously ruled to acquit the party of allegations of being anti-monarchy. However, this might be the last time they can celebrate as the &quot;Future Forward Party.&quot;</p>
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<p>The Constitutional Court ruled 7-2 today to disqualify Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of the Future Forward Party, as an MP for holding shares in a media company.&nbsp;Despite this, the leader of Future Forward Party carries on.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>The Constitutional Court has accepted a petition by the Future Forward Party against 32 MPs out of 41 for holding shares in media companies, but they are not suspended as MPs.</p>
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<p>The Constitutional Court of Thailand has ruled to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party (TRC), and to prohibit TRC executive board members from running in an election, forming a new party, or be a board member of another party for a period of 10 years starting from today.</p>
<div> <div>The Constitutional Court has been granted legal immunity from criticism, and the power to settle conflicts between state agencies. Although the new law allows ordinary people to petition the court directly, the process is still problematic, said a human rights advocacy group.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 2 February 2018, the Organic Act on Constitutional Court was published in the Royal Gazette. </div></div>
<div> <div>Two major political parties have challenged the junta’s new regulation which handicaps old parties amid criticism that the military is manipulating the election laws for the benefit of new parties in the next general election scheduled in November 2018.&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 27 December 2017, Ruangkrai Leekitwattana, a member of the Pheu Thai Party legal team, <a href="https://prachatai.com/journal/2017/12/74741">submitted a petition</a> to the Constitution Court asking it to rule whether the junta’s endorsement of Head of the National Council for Peace and Order </div></div>