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Borrowing bill 'constitutional'

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Council of State secretary-general Atchaporn Jarujinda on Friday confirmed that the government's 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill did not violate Section 169 of the constitution. 

The section stipulates the payment of state funds will be made only when it has been authorised by the appropriate law.

The assertion came after Law Reform Commission of Thailand chairman Kanit na Nakorn said on Wednesday that the government's 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill was unconstitutional.

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