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The National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) on Tuesday resolved to press impeachment charges against 308 of 381 former MPs and senators for their role in the passage of the charter amendment draft on the composition of the Senate. 

The NACC decided not to press charges against the other 73 legislators including caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

The NACC was asked to consider a petition seeking impeachment of 383 politicians after the Constitution Court on Nov 20 ruled the draft charter amendment seeking to change the make-up of the Senate to a fully elected chamber violated Section 68, which prohibits attempts to overthrow the monarchy and unconstitutional efforts to seize power. 

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