National Legislative Assembly to meet May 14-15 to consider four urgent draft laws

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BANGKOK, 10 May 2015 – The National Legislative Assembly is set to meet again to consider a number of urgent draft laws.

NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai has scheduled the next meetings of members of the legislature on May 14th and 15th to review four urgent laws.

The pending drafts include an amendment to the Provident Fund Act, an amendment to the Criminal Code, the Rubber Authority of Thailand Act, and an amendment to the Civil and Commercial Code.

Each of them has already been vetted by relevant special committees.

During the upcoming sitting, the assembly will hold an open discussion on the impact of the embezzlement scam at Klong Chan Credit Union Cooperative, during which members of the NLA will inquire into the progress of the case from the Prime Minister and the Justice Minister.

The NLA will also touch on the issue of a water shortage in Phichit province and ask the prime minister about the government’s alleviation effort.