Published: Dec 14, 2017
Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) chairman Meechai Ruchupan on Thursday voiced opposition to a proposal to amend the Political Party Act to nullify party memberships for all existing parties in order to avoid disadvantaging new parties.
Published: Nov 09, 2017
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.
Published: Jun 02, 2017
Opposition to the organic law on political parties will not lead to the next election being postponed, because a timeframe for enacting organic laws has been set down under the new Constitution, chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchupan said on Friday.
Published: Apr 24, 2017
The chairman of the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) said on Monday that the controversial political-party membership fee had been supported by more than 70 per cent of people surveyed by the National Statistics Office.
Published: Nov 16, 2016
Chief constitution writer Meechai Ruchupan yesterday said all independent agencies, including the Constitutional Court, would be treated equally regarding the disqualification of members as stipulated by new organic laws, adding the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) had no intention to bully the Election Commission (EC).