Ulrich Schmitt

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Mr. Ulrich Schmitt is currently a legal intern at Siam Legal International in Bangkok. He is a graduate of the University of Trier, Germany with a state examination in German Law. He is currently in the process of completing his second state exam at the Judicial District of the Provincial High Court and Court of Appeals in Koblenz, Germany.

Types of Criminal Punishments in Thailand

If you commit a crime in Thailand, the Thai Criminal Code lists several possible punishments. This article gives a short review on the possible punishments, that are included in the Thai Criminal Code. According to section 18 of the Criminal Code, the possible punishments that may be imposed are: Death Imprisonment Confinement Fine Forfeiture of […]

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Liability for Damages Arising from Unsafe Products Act of 2008

The Liability for Damages Arising from Unsafe Products Act of 2008 deals with the issue of product liability in Thailand. The purpose of the act is to instil consumer confidence for products by simplifying the legal liability for unsafe products. According to Section 5 of the Act, an entrepreneur is liable for damages to the […]

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