No need for special means to get a new leader, just follow the constitution, say academics, rejecting an unelected leader as 'inconceivable' | Bangkok Post: news

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Scholars: Stick to the constitution

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Thailand does not need a special method to get a new leader, so do not try to twist the rules to get around the existing regime just to rid of certain players, a small group of scholars has warned. 

They were responding to proposals made by Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, permanent secretary of justice Kittipong Kittiyarak and former Asean secretary general Surin Pitsuwan.

The academics said caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should remain the leader, unless the Constitutional Court says otherwise, until the July 20 election is held and the results finalised.

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