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Charter court swats aside debate injunction petition

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The Constitution Court yesterday rejected a petition asking it to rule on the legality of the government's proposed charter amendments and to issue an injunction suspending debate on the bill. 

The petition had been submitted by the Network of Volunteer Citizens to Protect the Three Institutions, led by Boworn Yasinthorn. The group claimed the charter change bill could violate sections 68 and 291 of the constitution.

Section 68 deals with acts that could undermine the constitutional monarchy or seize power through unconstitutional means.

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