Former senator Ruangkrai Leekijwattana has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to seek the Constitution Court's ruling whether the 76 MPs and senators who asked the court to rule on the constitutionality of the Public Private Partnership Bill have themselves breached the constitution.
Mr Ruangkrai said Section 154 of the constitution states one-fourth or more of serving parliamentarians in either chamber can ask the House or Senate speaker to request the Constitution Court to rule on the constitutionality of a bill which has been passed by parliament, before it is forwarded to His Majesty the King for endorsement.
The Public Private Partnership Bill was passed by parliament. It was forwarded to His Majesty the King for endorsement on Feb 12. But the 76 lawmakers submitted a petition seeking the Constitution Court's ruling on the constitutionality of the bill on March 28, long after it was forwarded to His Majesty the King for endorsement.
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