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Members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) may have to declare their assets if a post-coup practice in 2006 is any guide, according to an anti-corruption official. 

While asset declaration is not part of their job descriptions, NLA members are expected to come clean given the corruption scourge that has haunted Thai politics over the past 10 years. (Photo by Krit Promsaka na Sakolnakorn)

Whether the new lawmakers will have to declare their assets to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) like cabinet members, MPs and senators do under normal circumstances has been a popular debate topic since last week.

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