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Abhisit says govt fears independent scrutiny

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  • Writer: Manop Thip-Osod, Mongkol Bangprapa & Patsara Jikkham
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The ruling Pheu Thai Party is trying to amend the constitution mainly to avoid scrutiny by independent organisations, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has charged. 

Pheu Thai is unhappy that it is being kept in check by independent agencies under the constitution, he said.

Mr Abhisit was responding to a recommendation by a House sub-committee looking into charter amendments that the Constitution Court and the Supreme Court's Criminal Section for Holders of Political Positions be dissolved.

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