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The Supreme Court should move its office to the government administrative centre and convert the old courthouse into a Thai justice museum, an independent academic and architect says. 

Chantarit Virochsiri's pitch is in support of the network of conservationists and officials of the Fine Arts Department who have petitioned to have the courthouse preserved.

The building was erected in 1939 by the command of Field Marshal Por Pibulsonggram to mark the country's judicial sovereignty.

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