Pheu Thai Party in resolution to reject Constitutional Court attempt to run Parliament

The Pheu Thai Party moved to reject the Constitutional Court power today, fresh after Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra, at an international meet on Democracy, blasted at the Constitutional Court for being elements of anti democracy in Thailand, left over from the 2006 Coup. The court have been trying to run Parliament, telling what and how, it can or cannot make law reguarding the military constitution. of the Thai military constitution, Aung San Suu Kyi said, quote: “Thailand is the proof that a military constitution does not work.” The Pheu Thai Party today passed a widely supported resolution that its MPs not submit an explanation to the Constitution Court and will instead; issue an open letter to explain why it refuses to accept the court’s authority. The letter would be made available to the people and all independent agencies, except the Constitution Court. The court ordered the MPs to each submit a letter, explaining their support for a bill seeking to amend section 68 of the constitution. Prompong Nopparit, the party spokesman, said the Constitution Court sent a letter asking the 312 MPs and senators who signed in support of the bill to submit an explanation in response to a case brought against them, by a senator asking that it rule whether the 312 lawmakers had violated the constitution. Prompong said all Pheu Thai Party MP, agreed that the court had itself violated section 68, so parliament did not have to comply with its order (Source).

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