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Court rejects petitions to block Senate change legislation

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The Constitution Court on Wednesday dismissed petitions seeking an injunction against the forwarding of an amendment to the constitution on the composition of the Senate to the King for royal endorsement. 

PM's Office Minister Varathep Rattanakorn talks to reporters before testifying in the Constitution Court on Wednesday on a petition filed by a group of senators who argued the 2014 Budget bill is in violation of the constitution. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

One of the petitions was filed by senators led by Gen Somjate Boonthanom and the other by senators led by Sai Kangkavekin.

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