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Thailand

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House of Representatives

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Law-making

Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
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Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
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Dates of the previous legislature
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Executive-legislative relations

Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
Not available
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Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation: Not applicable; No further action is taken. The legislation is rejected; The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination; The legislation is referred to the Constitutional/Supreme Court;The legislation is put to a referendum; Other (please specify)
The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination
Not applicable. The Head of State cannot decline to give assent to legislation adopted by parliament
Yes
Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree: Not applicable; Parliament; Head of State; Constitutional/Supreme Court; Other (please specify)
Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation
There is a procedure for introducting emergency legislation to parliament In some countries, the Constitution may allow the government to submit emergency legislation to parliament. The provision may, for example, allow the government to set a deadline for parliamentary debate on a piece of draft legislation.
Yes
Source Legal documents that stipulate parliament's role.
2017 Constitution, art. 172
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Not applicable. There is no procedure to introduce emergency legislation.
No