- July 20, 2019
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Daily News, Uncategorized
- The constitutional court has accepted a petition forwarded from the House Speaker that was initiated by 110 opposition MPs to evaluate PM Prayuth’s eligibility to be a Premier – in view of his previous status as a state official that should have barred him from running for the Premiership. However, the court stopped short of suspending the PM due to the lack of supporting evidence.
- Charter court judges also voted 5:4 to accept a petition filed by lawyer Natthaporn Toprayoon, accusing Future Forward Party (FFP) leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, his party and executives of trying to end the constitutional monarchy.
- Mr Natthaporn told the court that the way the party regulations are written says it supports “constitutional democracy”, which could mean it actually supports systems other than a “constitutional monarchy”.