Law unto itself: Thai junta fuels doubt by churning out legislation

March 5, 2015 9:04 PM

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - It usually meets just twice a week, and many of its 220 members have little or no experience of making laws. But that hasn't slowed down Thailand's interim parliament, which was installed by the military junta that seized power last May.

In the past five months, with minimal public consultation, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has passed more than 60 laws governing everything from debt-collection to surrogate parenting and the use of unmanned drones.

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