Charter vote on 3rd reading June 5
- Published: 15 May 2012 at 14.37
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Voting on the amendment of Section 291 of the constitution in the third, or final, reading, to provide for the setting up of a constitution drafting assembly, has been set for June 5, opposition chief whip Jurin Laksanavisit said on Tuesday.
The charter amendment bill was passed in the second reading by the joint sitting of parliament on Monday.
Mr Jurin said throughout the 15 days of the second reading debate the opposition, which is in a minority on the scrutiny committee, tried to propose changes to the original draft to best benefit the people, but the government used its majority to block the proposals.
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