New charter judges named
published : 7 Apr 2020 at 04:00
newspaper section: News
The appointments of four new Constitutional Court judges and the new court president have been formally announced in the Royal Gazette.
According to the announcement dated April 1, the new judges are Udom Sitthiwirattham, Wirun Saengthien, Jiraniti Hawanont and Noppadol Thepniran. The new president is Worawit Kangsasitiam.
The appointees, approved by the Senate, replace judges Chut Chonlavorn, Jaran Pukditanakul, Boonsong Kulbupar and Nurak Marpraneet, who also served as court president. Their seven-year terms had expired.
The appointees joined remaining judges; Twekiat Menakanist, Nakharin Mektrairat, Punya Udchachon and Worawit Kangsasitiam, in electing the court president and voted for Judge Worawit to take over from Judge Nurak.