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Panel seeks charter court's end

House study wants to curb judicial 'meddling'

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa, Aekarach Sattaburuth & Patsara Jikkham
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The Constitution Court and the Supreme Court's Criminal Section for Holders of Political Positions, should be dissolved, says a House sub-committee looking into charter amendments. 

The sub-committee made the recommendation yesterday after wrapping up a study of proposed charter changes.

Sophon Phetsawang, the panel's chair, said the committee was proposing the abolition of the two judicial bodies because of concerns over the judiciary's alleged interference in politics.

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