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Elections for MPs, senators stay on hold

EC mulls cash payouts to spur poll turnout

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  • Writer: Wassana Nanuam & Mongkol Bangprapa
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The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday ordered the reinstatement of three laws regulating elections, political parties and referendums. 

Election Commission (EC) members led by chairman Supachai Somcharoen, right, make offerings to monks during a merit-making ceremony to mark the commission’s 16th anniversary at Chaeng Watthana Government Complex. TAWATCHAI KEMGUMNERD

The coup-makers said the suspension of the House of Representatives and Senate Elections Act was now lifted but elections would remain on hold until reconciliation and reform efforts are complete.

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