Nurak appointed privy councillor

Nurak appointed privy councillor

Former president of the Constitutional Court Nurak Mapraneet has been appointed a member of the Privy Council.

The appointment took effect from Monday when a royal command bestowing on him membership of the Privy Council was published in the Royal Gazette. 

Nurak Mapraneet. (Bangkok Post file photo)

Mr Nurak, 71, was born on April 24, 1949. He previously held many important positions in the judiciary including presiding judge of the Chaiya Provincial Court, presiding judge of the Phuket Provincial Court, deputy chief of the Office of Chief Justices Region 6, chief justice of the Court of Appeal Region 8 and chief of the youth and family cases section at the Court of Appeal Region 7.

After the Sept 19, 2006 coup, Mr Nurak was made a member of the Constitutional Drafting Council and later appointed to the Constitutional Court.

On May 21, 2014 he was appointed president of the Constitutional Court, a position he held until March 31 this year.

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