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Politics of Thailand

In Thailand, the type of government is a Constitutional monarchy under military junta. In Thailand, the legislative power is vested in a National Assembly. The head of the government is Maha Vajiralongkorn. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Thailand lasts until the next succession. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Thailand is 2.303. The strength of legal rights index for Thailand is 3. Overall, it is considered to be rather inadequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders to some degree; credit information may be sufficient, but hardly available, or, the oppoiste case, available but not sufficient.

Government

In Thailand, the head of the government is Maha Vajiralongkorn. The government system of Thailand is a Constitutional monarchy under military junta. In Thailand, the legislative power is vested in a National Assembly; this is a Bicameral legislative body, and therefore a Bicameral National Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Thailand is 0.34. This indicates that the government of Thailand is mediocre. While some public and civil services are limited, in other cases they can be considered adequate or even effective. Potential investors should carefully evaluate the governmental situation in Thailand before considering any business maneuvers.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Thailand is a member of.

Thailand is a member of the United Nations (UN). Thailand is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Thailand is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Thailand became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Thailand is part of, click on Thailand membership in international unions.

Freedom in Thailand

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Thailand is 3. Citizens in Thailand experience little to no civil liberties and political rights. Citizens are not free to express themselves and do not enjoy political freedom or a representative government. Countries with this political situation are dangerous for investment, as an authoritarian government may have outsize control over economic matters. To read more about freedom level in Thailand click on Freedom in Thailand.