Thailand government of the Royal Thailand Government
is the Kingdom of Thailand’s unitary government.
country has been a constitutional monarchy since
1932, with a parliamentary democratic system.
government’s present structure was established by
the Constitution of 2007.
17 constitutions had
Thailand so far but the government’s basic structure
was kept the same.
Judiciary, legislative and executive branches make
the Thai government, whose system follows the
braches have as location the capital of the country,
Bangkok. The executive branch’s head is the prime minister
who is also the Cabinet of Thailand’s leader. This is
why he has the prerogatives to remove or appoint any
Minister chosen by him.
He also represents Thailand
abroad and is the principal spokesman of the
government, being the government’s most visible
member. Baan Phitsanulok is the official residence
of the prime minister, a mansion situated in the
Bangkok’s Dusit district.
Vejjajiva is the current Thai prime minister; he was
appointed in 2008, on December 17 and is a member of
the Democrat Party. The Thai Cabinet is also called
the Thailand Council of Ministers and it has 35
deputy ministers and minsters of state in its
component. They run the Kingdom’s cabinet
The state employees’ principal part is compromised in the
twenty cabinet ministries, the Cabinet being responsible for
the execution and the formulation of the government’s
Unlike the other countries, the Thai Cabinet Members don’t
have to be member in the lower house but the most of the
times, they are. The Government House of Thailand is a
building complex that houses the Cabinet offices and the
Prime Minister’s office.
actual cabinet’s members were officially sworn in on
December 17, 2008, by the Thailand’s King. Five
parties made the present cabinet, forming the
current coalition; the five parties are: the
Bhumjaithai Party, the Democrat Party, the Friends
of Newin Group Party, the Thai United National
Development Party and the Chart Thai Pattana Party.
The cabinet is comprised of three deputy prime and
21 ministries of state.
Thailand’s National Assembly is a bi cameral
legislature comprising 2 houses: the House of
Representatives and the Senate. The legislative
branch has its actual form since 2007.
The total number
of the National Assembly is 630; both the members of the
Senate and the members of the House of Representatives have
meetings at the Thailand’s Parliament House.
systems compose the Thailand’s Judiciary: the Constitutional
Court, the Administrative Court system and the Court of
Justice system. 76 provinces, called changwat, both singular
and plural, divide Thailand; there is a ministry of interior
that appoints the governors of all provinces excepting two
of them, where the governors are elected: Pattaya and
Bangkok. An interesting fact is that each of the provincial
capital has the same name as the respective province. 19 of
the Thailand cabinet’s ministers are from the Democrat
Party, like the minister of finance, the minister of defence,
the minister of foreign affairs and the minister of culture.