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List of Speakers of the House of Representatives of Thailand
Speaker of House of Representatives
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Incumbent
Chuan Leekpai

since 28 May 2019
StyleMr. Speaker or Mr. President
AppointerVote within the House of Representatives
Inaugural holderChaophraya Thammasakmontri
Formation28 June 1932
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand (Thai: ; RTGSPrathan Sapha Phuthaen Ratsadon; IPA: [prà.t?a:n sà.p?a: p?û:.t:n râ:t.sà.d?:n]) is the presiding officer of the lower chamber of the National Assembly of Thailand. The Speaker of the House of Representatives is also the ex officio President of the National Assembly of Thailand. The Speaker of the House of Representatives is an MP, usually from the majority party in the House of Representatives. The Speaker or the President is elected at the beginning of a House session immediately after an election, there are no term limits for the office.[1][2]

The office of the Speaker was first established in 1932, with the establishment of the first legislature of Thailand. The office of the President of the People's Assembly of Siam was first occupied by Chaophraya Thammasakmontri (Sanan Thephasadin na Ayutthaya).[3]

The Speaker is entrusted with certain legislative powers, as it is his main role to ensure all the legislative process is followed. The Speaker is assisted by two Deputy Speakers. The Speaker must act impartially on all matters and therefore cannot be a member of an executive committee of a political party, this also apply to his deputies.[4]

His duties include:

List of Speakers of the House of Representatives

# Name Start End
1 Chaophraya Thammasakmontri (Sanan Thephasadin na Ayutthaya) 28 June 1932 1 September 1932
2 Chaophraya Phichaiyat (Dan Bunnag) 2 September 1932 10 December 1932
(1) Chaophraya Thammasakmontri 15 December 1932 26 February 1934
3 Phraya Sorayuthaseni (Krasae Prawahanawin Pravahanavin) 26 February 1934 22 September 1934
4 Chao Phraya Sridharmadhibes (Chit na Songkhla) 22 September 1934 22 July 1936
5 Phraya Manawaratsewi (Plod Wichien na Songkhla) 3 August 1936 24 June 1943
(3) Phraya Sorayuthaseni 6 July 1943 24 June 1944
(4) Phraya Manawaratsewi (Plod Wichien na Songkhla) 2 July 1944 3 June 1946
6 Kasem Boonsri 4 June 1946 10 May 1947
7 Pheng Srichan 13 May 1947 8 November 1947
(6) Kasem Boonsri 1948 1948
8 Phraya Thammanithet (Pien Taitilanon) 1949 1951
9 Phra Prachonpachanuk (Phok Mahadilok) 1 December 1951 16 September 1957
10 Luang Sudhisararonakara (Sudhi Sukhavatee) 20 September 1957 14 December 1957
(9) Phra Prachonpachanuk (Phok Mahadilok) 15 December 1957 20 October 1958
11 Siri Siriyothin 10 February 1969 14 November 1971
12 Prasit Kanchanawat 7 February 1975 12 January 1976
13 Uthai Pimchaichon 19 April 1976 6 October 1976
14 Boontheng Thongsawat 9 May 1979 19 March 1983
(13) Uthai Pimchaichon 27 April 1983 1 May 1986
15 Chuan Leekpai 4 August 1986 29 April 1988
16 Panja Kesornthong 3 August 1998 23 February 1991
17 Arthit Ourairat 3 April 1992 30 June 1992
18 Marut Bunnag 22 September 1992 19 May 1995
19 Booneua Prasertsuwan 11 July 1995 27 September 1996
20 Wan Muhamad Noor Matha 24 November 1996 27 June 2000
21 Bhichai Rattakul 30 June 2000 9 November 2000
(13) Uthai Pimchaichon 6 February 2001 5 January 2005
22 Phokin Polkul 6 January 2005 24 February 2006
23 Youngyut Tiyapairach 23 January 2008 30 April 2008
24 Chai Chidchob 15 May 2008 10 May 2011
25 Somsak Kiatsuranont 3 August 2011 9 December 2013
(15) Chuan Leekpai 28 May 2019 Incumbent

Sources

  • Various editions of The Europa World Year Book

References

  1. ^ https://news.thaivisa.com/article/35627/new-pm-will-be-elected-by-month-end-says-wissanu
  2. ^ http://factsanddetails.com/southeast-asia/Thailand/sub5_8f/entry-3276.html
  3. ^ https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1683316/parliament-opens-after-kings-ceremony
  4. ^ "CONSTITUTION OF THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND 2017: THAI LAW translate into English".

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