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The acting head of the Corrections Department Tuesday defended her signing of appointment orders for 38 department officials, arguing that her move didn't involve policy and all the appointment process had been approved by a committee. 

Mr Witthaya and Ms Phonphit explain the appointments at the Corrections Department in Nonthaburi on Tuesday. THITI WANNAMONTHA

Department deputy chief Phonphit Noraphumphiphatchai approved the appointments of the C8-level officials July 4, a day after the junta replaced her boss, Corrections Department chief Suchart Wong-anantachai, with former Justice Affairs Office boss Witthaya Suriyawong. Mr Suchat was named inspector-general at the Justice Ministry.

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