• Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Meechai suggests legal amendment to solve impasse on political ban
    AMENDING the organic law governing political parties has been suggested as a solution to the impasse over the junta’s refusal to lift the ban on political gatherings.
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:53:13
    Amendments must be made before election, says Meechai
    Laws concerning the qualification of candidates contesting local elections must be amended before the general election can be held, chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchupan has said.
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  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Expert on rewriting the law warns junta about breaking it... 
    Re: “Political role for the NCPO could break law: Meechai”, The Nation, yesterday.
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  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Political role for the NCPO could break law: Meechai
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:50:20
    Meechai warns NCPO over political role
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) would risk breaking the law if it officially supports a particular political party, Meechai Ruchupan, head of the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) and a member of the NCPO, warned on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:43:24
    CDC to submit Senate and MP bills to NLA on Nov 28
    Chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchupan said on Tuesday that the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) would submit the organic bills on both Senate selection and MPs election to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on November 28, as the two bills were linked in a number of ways.
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  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:46:11
    ‘Solutions available’ to give parties enough pre-poll preparation time: Meechai
    Chief charter-drafter Meechai Ruchupan said on Tuesday that the junta ban on political gatherings would not have much impact on political activities in regard to the coming election, as “solutions were available”.
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  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 20:12:23
    Meechai defends appointment of daughter to NCPO-related post
    There is nothing unusual about one’s own daughter being appointed by the National Council for Peace and Order as a personal officer to your position on the ruling body, NCPO member Meechai Ruchuphan said on Monday.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:42:28
    Meechai says new election road map is constitutional
    Head of the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) Meechai Ruchupan confirmed that the latest road map announced by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was in line with the Constitution.
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  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:27:55
    Election delay beyond Nov 2018 possible: CDC chair
    The Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchuphan on Thursday refused to rule out the possibility that election date would not be announced until after November next year, when he expects that all essential organic laws will be enacted.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:13:50
    Panthongtae’s lawyer again asks why Meechai not charged with money laundering
    Panthongtae’s lawyer cites Meechai’s name in defence against money-laundering charge.
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  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:56:33
    NACC must conclude probes within two years under draft bill: Meechai
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will be required to complete its investigations within two years under the coming anti-graft bill, Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchuphan said on Monday.
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  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:51:35
    Drafter ‘should clarify charter clause on election completion’
    Chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchuphan should clarify what the charter’s stipulation of “completion of election” really means to prevent future conflicts along the election timeline, Kanin Boonsuwan, a former drafter of the 1997 constitution and member of the Pheu Thai Party’s legal team, said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:34:55
    Two remaining election laws ready by November: Meechai
    Two organic draft laws governing MPs and senate elections would be completed and tabled before the National Legislative Assembly for deliberation by November, said Charter chief drafter Meechai Ruchupan on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Boonsong urged to reveal details of fake rice deals ahead of review
    MEECHAI RUCHUPAN, chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), has suggested that ex-commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, who has been jailed for 42 years for his role in fake rice export deals, should disclose all the crucial details of the case during an upcoming review of the Supreme Court’s sentence.
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