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Charter will give 'balance of power'

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Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has insisted the provisional constitution seeks to maintain a balance between the powers of the interim government and those of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). 

Speaking in his weekly Returning Happiness to the People television address on Friday night, Gen Prayuth said it is necessary for the interim charter to clearly define the scope of authority and duty of organisations established under it, stressing that these organisations exercise the powers on behalf of His Majesty the King under this charter.

The interim charter is now in effect following the declaration of its promulgation in the Royal Gazette on Tuesday.

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