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Ex-judge denied seat on PACC

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The Senate on Monday voted to reject the nomination of Udom Mangmeedee, a former Supreme Court judge, as a member of the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC). 

The vote against Mr Udom was 67-51.

Anurak Niyomvech, an appointed senator and member of a committee that examined the nominee's record, said this was the first time the Senate had rejected the nomination of a person to sit on an independent organisation under the constitution.

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