The Senate is scheduled to deliberate the Amnesty Bill in the first reading on Nov 11, Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich said on Sunday.
He said the Senate will not put on the agenda any pieces of legislation for consideration on Nov 8 because on that day a number of senators would still be abroad.
The Senate will hold the first reading of the Amnesty Bill, which has been passed by the House, on Nov 11. After it is passed the first reading, a committee will be set up to scrutinise it.
The scrutiny period is for 60 days and can be extended another 30 days if necessary, Mr Nikom said.
The speaker said if the Senate disagrees with the bill, it would be returned to the House of Representatives for reconsideration.
Whether the bill is rejected is a matter for the Senate to decide, Mr Nikom added.
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