Revised charter submitted to govt

 The new constitution with a revised preamble has been submitted to the government for royal endorsement, the chief charter drafter said on November 2. Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchupan said two changes have been made to reflect the current situation following the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The revisions, suggested by the Constitutional Court, involve the royal signature and the Royal Family lineage, according to the CDC chief. However, he refused to elaborate, saying it was up to the government to decide whether the information should be made public. As per the schedule set in the 2014 interim charter, he said the government has up to November 9 to seek royal endorsement for the promulgation of the new charter.

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