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The account showing particulars of assets and liabilities
under section 291 shall disclose the particulars of assets and liabilities actually
existing as of the date of the submission thereof and shall be submitted within
such time as follows:
(1) in the case of the taking of office, within thirty days as from the date of taking office;
(2) in the case of the vacation of office, within thirty days as from the date of the vacation;
(3) in the case where the person under section 291, who has already submitted the account, dies while being in office or before submitting the same after the vacation of office, an heir or an administrator of an estate of such person shall submit an account showing the particulars of assets and liabilities existing on the date of such person?s death within ninety days as from the date of the death.
In addition to the submission of the account under (2), the person holding a position of Prime Minister, Ministers, local administrator, member of a local assembly or the person holding a political position but having vacated office shall also re-submit an account showing particulars of assets and liabilities within thirty days as from the date of the expiration of one year after the vacation of office.
Section 293. When the account showing the particulars
of assets and liabilities and its supporting documents have
been received, the President of the National Counter Corruption Commission or
the member of the National Counter Corruption Commission as entrusted by the
President shall affix his or her signature on every page of the account.
The account and supporting documents under paragraph one submitted by the Prime Minister and Ministers shall be disclosed to public without delay but not later than thirty days as from the date of the expiration of the time limit for the submission of such account. The account of the persons holding other positions shall not be disclosed to any person unless the disclosure will be useful for the trial and adjudication of cases or for the making of a decision and is requested by the courts or the State Audit Commission.
The President of the National Counter Corruption Commission shall convene a meeting of the Commission to inspect the accuracy and the actual existence of assets and liabilities without delay.
In the case where the submission of the account is made by
reason of the vacation of office or death of any person holding a political
position, the National Counter Corruption Commission shall inspect the change
of assets and liabilities of such person and prepare a report of the inspection.
Such report shall be published in the Government Gazette.
In the case where it appears that the assets of the person under paragraph one have unusually increased, the President of the National Counter Corruption Commission shall send all documents together with the inspection report to the Prosecutor General to institute an action in the Supreme Court of Justice?s Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions so that the unusually increasing assets shall vest in the State.
The provisions of section 305 paragraph five shall apply mutatis mutandis.
Section 295. Any person holding a political position
who intentionally fails to submit the account showing assets
and liabilities and the supporting documents as provided in this Constitution
or intentionally submits the same with false statements or conceals the facts
which should be revealed shall vacate office as from the date of the expiration
of the time limit for the submission under section 292 or as from the date such
act is discovered, as the case may be, and such person shall be prohibited from
holding any political position for five years as from the date of the vacation
When the case under paragraph one occurs, the National Counter Corruption Commission shall refer the matter to the Constitutional Court for further decision, and when the decision of the Constitutional Court is given, the provisions of section 97 shall apply mutatis mutandis.
Section 296. The provisions of section 291, section 292, section 293 paragraph one and paragraph three and section 295 paragraph one shall apply mutatis mutandis to other State officials as provided by the organic law on counter corruption.More on Constitution of the kingdom of Thailand, B.E. 2540 :
CHAPTER I - General Provisions 1-7
CHAPTER II - Amendment of the Constitution 8-25
CHAPTER III - Rights and Liberties of the Thai People 26-65
CHAPTER IV - Duties of the Thai People 66-70
CHAPTER V - Directive Principles of Fundamental State Policies 71-89
CHAPTER VI - The National Assembly
Part 1 General Provisions 90-97
Part 2 The House of Representatives 98-120
Part 3 The Senate 121-135
Part 4 Election Commission 136-148
Part 5 Provisions Applicable to both Houses 149-192
Part 6 Joint Sittings of the National Assembly 193-195
Part 7 Ombudsmen 196-198
Part 8 The National Human Rights Commission 199-200
CHAPTER VII - The Council of Ministers 201-212
CHAPTER VIII The Courts
Part 1 General Provisions 233-254
Part 2 Constitutional Court 255-270
Part 3 Courts of Justice 271-275
Part 4 Administrative Courts 276-280
Part 5 Military Courts 281
CHAPTER IX Local Government 282-290
CHAPTER X Inspection of the Exercise of State Power
Part 1 Declaration of Accounts Showing Particulars of Assets and Liabilities 291-296
Part 2 The National Counter Corruption Commission 297-302
Part 3 The Removal from Office 303-307
Part 4 Criminal Proceedings Against Persons Holding Political Positions 308-311
CHAPTER XI State Audit 312
CHAPTER XII Amendment of the Constitution Transitory Provisions 313
Transitory Provisions 314-336
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