Parliament president Somsak Kiatsuranont says he is unlikely to pass on to the Constitution Court two Democrat Party petitions seeking to halt the charter change bill.
The decision would clear the way for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to seek royal endorsement of the controversial bill within 20 days.
Mr Somsak made the remark on Saturday after a joint parliamentary sitting voted 358-2 to pass the third and final reading of the bill. There were 30 abstentions, while Democrat MPs staged a walk-out and did not vote.
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