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312 MPs, senators reject Constitution Court's decision before it's made

Legislators claim Constitution Court interfering with legislative branch

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More than 300 lawmakers from both houses of parliament came out in one voice on Tuesday to attack the Constitution Court on the eve of its ruling on a proposed constitutional charter amendment that would change the composition of the Senate into a fully-elected chamber. 

Red-shirt supporters move into Rajamangala Stadium on Tuesday to get the best places, hours ahead of the rally against the Constitution Court. (Photo by Taweechai Tawatpakorn)

They said the court had overstepped the boundary by deciding to take up for consideration the petitions aimed at derailing the amendment, a decision they deemed interference in the legislative branch of government.

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