NLA to vote on impeachment motions on November 6

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BANGKOK, 30 Oct 2014  The NLA Whip has announced that the NLA will reopen discussions on impeachment motions against the former Senate President and the former House Speaker.

National Legislative Assembly (NLA) member Dr. Jate Sirataranont, in his capacity as the NLA Whip, disclosed that the NLA had made a decision to allow the Assembly to deliberate the National Anti-corruption Commission (NACC)’s motion to impeach former Senate President Nikom Wairatpanij and former House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont to decide whether the NLA should accept the case.

A vote would be taken on November 6th to determine whether the NLA would take up the motions, according to the NLA whip.

The NLA had spent 15 days discussing whether the NLA had the authority of impeachment.

The impeachment motion against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is being considered and a final decision will be announced by the NLA President, Dr. Jate added.