Constitution Court says 2.2-trillion-baht loan bill breaches the charter | Bangkok Post: news

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Court: B2trln bill unconstitutional

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The Constitution Court on Wednesday ruled the government-proposed bill to empower the Finance Ministry to seek 2 trillion baht loans for infrastructure development projects is unconstitutional, reports said. 

The ruling was made following a request for the Constitution Court to decide if the bill contravened Sections 160 and 170 of the constitution.

The request was filed by Democrat Party MPs through the House Speaker immediately after the Senate passed the bill in its final reading.

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