Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Coss

March 24 set as the national election day : EC

Recommended Posts

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday sets March 24 as the national election day, EC’s chief Ittiporn Boonpracong said.  

He was speaking at a press conference after chairing an urgent meeting of EC members. The meeting was held after the long-awaited royal decree ordering a general election of members of Parliament was issued on Wednesday. Ittiporn also detailed the processes of candidate registration, advance election and overseas balloting.

The constitutional process calls for the EC) to announce a date for the election within five days of the decree taking effect on Wednesday with its publication in the Royal Gazette.

The law was issued at the command of His Majesty the King and was undersigned by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.

The four-clause law puts the president of the EC in charge of ensuring adherence to the royal decree.

It requires the EC to formally announce the date of the election in the Royal Gazette within five days of the decree coming into force.  The election date must be no less than 45 days and no more than 60 days from the day the decree takes effect.

 

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/politics/30362802

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...