EC to ask charter court to dissolve Future Forward party

The Election Commission (EC) today resolved by a majority to ask the Constitutional Court to dissolve the Future Forward party for receiving a 191.2 million baht loan from party leader…

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Thanathorn says charter court’s ruling against him based on assumption not fact

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has questioned the Constitutional Court’s judgement against him, pointing out that it was based on assumptions rather than on facts. Unlike the other cases…

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Charter court asked to rule on House committee powers to summon people for questioning

The Constitutional Court has been asked to rule whether House or Senate standing committees have the authority to formally summon a person for questioning or to demand documents in the…

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Thanathorn asks judges if they want Thailand trapped in cycle of coups and civilian rule

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has asked Constitution Court judges if they want to see Thailand trapped in a vicious cycle of civilian government and military rule, or to…

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Charter court rules Pheu Thai’s Nawat disqualified as MP

Convicted Pheu Thai MP for Khon Kaen province Nawat Tohcharoensook lost his parliamentary status on October 16th, when he was suspended by the Constitutional Court from performing his duty as…

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Charter court opens inquiry into Thanathorn’s alleged media ownership

The Constitutional Court today (Friday) opened its inquiry into Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s media shareholding case. Thanathorn and nine other defence witnesses are lined up to be questioned…

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Charter Court rules General Prayut’s premiership legal because he is not an ‘other state official’

General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s premiership is legal under Sections 160 (6) and 98 (15) of the Constitution after the nine-member Constitution Court ruled that he is not an “other state official”…

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Charter Court suspends Pheu Thai MP Nawat from parliamentary duties

Convicted Pheu Thai MP Nawat Tohcharoensook has been suspended from performing duties as a member of parliament by the Constitutional Court, pending a ruling on his parliamentary status. The Constitutional…

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Only charter court is authorized to rule on convicted Khon Kaen MP’s status

The Constitutional Court is the sole authority to decide whether Pheu Thai MP for Khon Kaen province, Mr. Nawath Tohcharoensook, has lost his MP status after he was sent to…

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Charter court shoots down two petitions related to PM’s incomplete oath recital

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has unanimously rejected two petitions challenging the constitutionality of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s incomplete recital of his oath of office on July 16. One was submitted by…

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Charter court judge assures nation of court’s impartiality

A Constitutional Court judge has assured the public that the court will hand down penalties for contempt of court only when it is necessary, either for the benefit of the…

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Charter Court to rule on Prayut’s prime ministerial appointment on Sept 18

The Constitutional Court is set to rule on the premiership appointment of General Prayut Chan-o-cha on September 18th. Constitutional Court judges today (Tuesday) discussed, at length, the Opposition’s petition challenging…

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Ombudsmen to seek Constitutional Court ruling on PM’s oath issue

The Ombudsmen decided unanimously today (Tuesday) to ask the Constitutional Court to rule whether Prime Minister’s incomplete recital of the oath during the swearing-in ceremony on July 16th is unconstitutional….

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Charter Court judge assures everyone of the court’s impartiality

The Constitutional Court will exercise caution and only when necessary will it hold an individual in contempt, said Constitution Court Judge Panya Udchachon today (Sunday). He added that the decision…

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Future Forward wants Charter Court to lift Thanathorn’s suspension order 

The Future Forward party has asked the Constitutional Court to rescind its order suspending its leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, from performing his duty as an MP and that the court proceedings…

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Charter court accepts media share cases of 32 pro-government MPs

The Constitutional Court today agreed to accept for consideration the cases of 32 pro-government MPs accused by the opposition Future Forward party of owning or holding shares in media companies…

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Opposition wants Constitutional Court to rule on PM’s qualifications

Opposition parties are challenging the qualifications of General Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime minister, citing his status as head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which, they claim,…

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Constitutional Court reminded to use the same standard with 41 government MPs accused of holding media shares

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has reminded the Constitutional Court to apply the same standard, used against his party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and two opposition candidates, to the 41 pro-government…

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Palang Pracharat prepares defence for 27 MPs accused of owning media shares

The Palang Pracharat party has appointed a party member to gather evidence from the party’s 27 MPs for use in their defence in the Constitutional Court against the accusations, from…

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Defiant Thanathorn rejects court order, vows to pursue prime minister’s post

A defiant Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit announced Thursday night that he disagreed with the Constitutional Court’s order to suspend his parliamentary membership and vowed to press ahead with his pursuit of the…

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Charter Court suspends Thanathorn from performing duties as an MP

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongkit’s promising political career came to a sudden halt today when the Constitutional Court suspended his role as a member of parliament pending a final…

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Charter court decides today if it will accept Thanathorn’s share ownership case

Thailand’s Constitutional Court is today scheduled to consider whether to accept the Election Commission’s (EC) petition for the court to rule on the qualifications of Future Forward party leader Thanathorn…

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EC seeks Charter Court ruling on Thanathorn’s alleged media share holding

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s fate now rests with the Constitutional Court, which will decide whether he is qualified to retain his parliamentary membership, following an EC probe into…

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Charter Court says party-list seat election law calculation constitutional

The Constitutional Court has ruled unanimously that Article 128 of the MP Election Act, regarding the calculation of the 150 party-list seat allocation, is constitutional as it does not conflict with Article 91 of the…

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Charter court to decide on legitimacy of senator selection committee  

The Constitutional Court is expected to decide tomorrow whether to accept the ombudsman’s petition challenging the constitutionality of the committee tasked withselecting senators. The petition, which was submitted to the Office of the Constitutional Court on May 3rd, was in response to…

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Charter Court to rule on constitutionality of party-list seat sharing rules

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has agreed to accept for consideration a petition, sent through the ombudsmen by former Thai Raksa Chart candidate Ruangkrai Leekitwattana, to determine whether the rule on party-list…

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Charter Court rejects EC’s request for ruling on party-list seat calculation

The Constitutional Court has rejected the Election Commission’s request for it to rule on the formula to be used to calculate the allocation of 150 party-least seats among parties contesting…

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Constitutional Court security tightened ahead of Thai Raksa Chart verdict

Security has been tightened in and around the Constitutional Court building in anticipation of a big turnout Thursday when the court is due to deliver its verdict on the fate…

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Charter Court to begin deliberating Thai Raksa Chart’s fate today

The Constitutional Court will today begin the process of deliberating the Election Commission’s request for it to consider dissolving the pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart Party for its nomination of Princess…

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Thai Raksa Chart’s defence claims it was Princess’s wish to be its PM candidate

The pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart party submitted its written defence to the Constitutional Court today against the Election Commission’s ruling that the party committed hostile acts against democracy under the…

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Constitutional Court accepts EC’s ruling to dissolve Thai Raksa Chart for consideration

The Constitutional Court has voted unanimously to accept for consideration the Election Commission’s ruling that the pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart party be disbanded over its nomination of Princess Ubolratana as…

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Election Commission officially rejects Thai Raksa Chart’s nomination of Princess Ubolratana for PM

Thailand’s Election Commission has rejected the pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart party’s nomination of Princess Ubolratana as its sole candidate for the post-election prime minister. The commission also considered the demand…

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Activist Srisuwan to move for the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party

Constitution Protection Association Secretary-general Srisuwan Janya vowed today (Sunday) that, tomorrow, he will ask the Election Commission to review the pro-Thaksin Thaki Raksa Chart party’s controversial nomination of its prime…

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3 ministers in hot water after Constitutional Court asked to rule on their qualifications

The Election Commission has faulted three cabinet members and former Prime Minister’s Office Minister M.L. Panadda Diskul for holding shares in companies granted business concessions by state agencies in violation…

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FM Don cleared of constitutional violation by Constitutional Court

Don Pramudwinai’s post as the foreign minister is intact after the Constitutional Court on Wednesday found him not guilty of violating a provision of the charter regarding his wife’s shareholding…

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Constitutional Court rules FM Don can stay on his job pending verdict

The Constitutional Court has ruled that Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai can continue to perform his duty pending the court’s verdict on his qualification. The court said there was no justification…

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