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Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is re-examining his options as he expects the Constitution Court to reject all controversial laws the government of his younger sister Yingluck Shinawatra has initiated. 

He is already preparing the ruling Pheu Thai Party for the next general election early next year.

A Pheu Thai Party source says efforts to push through an amnesty bill, constitution amendment drafts and the go-ahead for the Finance Ministry to borrow 2 trillion baht to fund transport development projects were being undertaken despite the likelihood they will be rejected by the Constitution Court.

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