The court must decide if the eight years ought to include Prayut’s time since leader of the military administration he installed after toppling the Pheu Thai govt.
A number of his supporters claim the eight many years should be counted after 2017, when a new constitution took effect, or even from 2019, when an election was held and a new parliament chose him to head a coalition government.
Anucha Burapachaisri, government spokesperson, said the judgement would be a chance regarding clarity.
“I urge the public to await and see and respect the result, ” he or she added.
The tenure issue any of many opposition attempts to remove Prayut through office, including four parliamentary no-confidence motions , a conflict of interest case over his use of an army residence, and a few months of youth-led protests that questioned his leadership and the monarchy.
An Aug 2 to Aug 4 survey of 1, 312 people by the National Company of Development Administration showed nearly two-thirds of people in Asia wanted Prayut to leave office, whilst a third wanted to wait for a court judgment.