Constitutional Court’s Judiciary Committee to discuss Thai PM’s eight-year term controversy on Wednesday

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National –

The Judiciary Committee of the Constitutional Court is scheduled to discuss the eight-year ministry term controversy of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O’Cha tomorrow, August 24th.

The proposal was submitted by the Secretariat of the House of Representatives on Monday, August 22nd, urging the Court to rule on an end to Prayut’s ministry after being in office for eight years – which is considered the maximum term for the Prime Minister as stated in Section 170 of the Thai Constitution.

According to local media, the Judiciary would accept the proposal of an end to Prayut’s ministry for consideration by voting in the quorum. Regarding the eight-year term controversy, it was expected that the ruling would take about a month.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.