The cabinet on Tuesday made no decision on a request by the Election Commission for a new royal decree for poll re-runs in 28 southern constituencies where there were no candidates in the Feb 2 election.
Instead, the cabinet opted to acknowledge the Council of State's advice that a new royal decree could not be issued because the old one is still in effect, government deputy spokesman Pakdiharn Himathongkham said.
It made no decision on the EC's request.
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