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State Report Overview | Thailand
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The Kingdom of Thailand (formerly called the Kingdom of Siam until 1939) is located in the Southeast Asian Region. Thailand has become a member of the United Nations (UN) since December 16, 1946, and the country is one of the founders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was formed on August 8, 1967. Thailand’s legal system is based on a civil law system with influences of the common law system. The supreme law of the coun…

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“State Report Overview | Thailand”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2085>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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