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The government's bid to resume the push to amend the charter will probably trigger a new round of political conflict, an academic has warned. 

Parinya Thewanarumitkul, a law lecturer at Thammasat University, conceded the present constitution has some flaws.

The charter has been criticised by some quarters, particularly the red shirts, as being sponsored by the military leaders who staged the 2006 coup that toppled the Thaksin Shinawatra administration.

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