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Charter bill deadlocked

Somsak delays reading to avoid court stand-off

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Parliament President Somsak Kiatsuranont has decided to delay the third reading of the charter amendment bill in a move to avoid a stand-off with the Constitution Court. 

This time, [the Constitution Court judges] act as if they are gods or deities doing whatever they please, with which I disagree. CHALERM YUBAMRUNG

Mr Somsak said yesterday that Friday's joint House-Senate meeting will take place as planned, but lawmakers will not consider or vote on the bill in its third reading.

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