Senator Somchai Sawaengkarn, a member of the Group of 40, has submitted a petition to the Constitution Court it to order a freeze on the deliberation of the bill seeking to amend Sections 68 and 237 of the constitution.
The bill was proposed for deliberation by 312 MPs and senators led by House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont.
Senator Somchai's petition also requests the Constitution Court to order the dissolution of the Pheu Thai, Chartthaipattana, Chart Pattana, Palang Chon, Mahachon and New Democracy parties. The MPs supporting the bill are all members of one of these parties.
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