A leading member of the Democrat Party's legal team believes Abhisit Vejjajiva is still qualified to be an MP even though he has been stripped of his military rank.
Thavorn Senneam, a Songkhla MP, said the process of stripping Mr Abhisit's rank as ordered by Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat had not yet been completed. Therefore, the Democrat Party leader was still qualified.
Moreover, Mr Abhisit had the right to ask the Administrative Court to revoke the order even though it concerned military disciplinary action.
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