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  • Thailand Update: The Search for Perfect Paper Continues

    By Andrew Harding, Rawin Leelapatana, and Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang 1. Introduction In 1932 a coup d’etat abolished the absolute monarchy of Thailand and created a constitutional monarchy, for which it is obviously necessary to have a constitution. Since then, over a period of 81 years, Thailand has had 18 constitutions, the latest being the Constitution which came into effect in August 2007 (‘the 2007 Constitution’).