(Unofficial Translation)

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Prime Minister Order No. 194/2551 (2008)

Subject: Appointment of the Chief Official and Assignment in Remedying the Emergency Situation

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Pursuant to the declaration of emergency situation in Bangkok, by the virtue of Sections 7 paragraph 2 and 4 and Section 10 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situation, B.E. 2005 which is the law prescribing some provisions regarding the restriction of rights and liberties of people and Section 29 in conjunction with Sections 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 41, 43, 45 and 63 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand allows to do so. By the virtue of law, the Prime Minister orders:

There shall be Army Commander/ Deputy Director of Internal Security Operations Command as the Chief Official responsible in remedying the emergency situation and the Royal Thai Police Commissioner and Army Commander Region 1 as the Deputy Chief Official responsible in remedying the emergency situation and have powers in remedying the emergency situation as prescribed in the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situation, B.E. 2005 as follows:

  1. To command or order governmental agencies and relevant government officials including the competent officials to operate as described by laws;

  1. To operate as specified or assigned by the Prime Minister.

Therefore the Order is effective from now,

Ordered on the 2nd of September 2008

(Signed)

Samuk Sundaravej

Prime Minister

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