The Constitution Court on Friday dismissed the petitions filed against the government's charter amendment bill, which claimed it was unconstitutional and an attempt to overthrow the constitutional monarchy and democratic administration.
Seven of the judges on the court bench agreed the plaintiffs had not provided the proof needed to support their contention. There was one dissenting opinion. The ninth judge was earlier excused from the case.
The court also ruled that if the constitution is to be rewritten in its entirety there should be a public referendum because the 2007 Constitution was endorsed by referendum. Alternatively, sections of it can be amended.
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