Thailand: Prem becomes Regent pro tempore

Regent pro tempore, Privy Council president Prem Tinsulanonda. (Bangkok Post file photo)  Please credit and share this article with others using this link:http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1110645/prem-becomes-regent-pro-tempore. View our policies at http://goo.gl/9HgTd and http://goo.gl/ou6Ip. © Post Publishing PCL. All rights reserved.

Regent pro tempore, Privy Council president Prem Tinsulanonda. (Bangkok Post file photo)
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14 Oct 2016     BANGKOK POST

 

Privy Council president Prem Tinsulanonda has been named Regent pro tempore following the passing of His Majesty the King on Thursday, NLA vice-president Peerasak Porjit said on Friday.

Gen Prem’s appointment is in line with the constitution, which states that the council president is acting regent when the throne is vacant, according to Section 24.
“Pending the proclamation of the name of the Heir or the Successor to the Throne under Article 23, the President of the Privy Council shall be Regent pro tempore,” the constitution says.

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