Concerning state measures to control occupational choice: Case study on occupation regarding providing public transport service via application

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Amornluk Pimwichai
Wariya Lamlert


Since there is no specific regimes to regulate the public transportation services through applications. Thus, this article is focusing on these objectives as follows: (1) to study duties of state and rights and liberties of individuals concerning choosing occupation controlled by the state (2) to study the measurement and problem solving between services through application and currently service methods (3) to study present state measures regarding public transport service operation (4) to compare Thais laws and regulations with other countries respecting rights and liberties of citizen to provide public transport services through application (5) to analyze problems related to the exercise of people’s rights and freedoms to choose their occupations and (6) to propose measurements and solutions for problems regarding e-hailing business. Furthermore, according to (4) this documentary research demonstrated that Thailand should compare its laws and regulations with other countries to enact suitable legal measurements for e-hailing business. (5) Thailand should initiate specific secondary laws which could be amended to be up-to-date based on technological change. Lastly, as stated in (3) and (6), legal definition of e-hailing business should be prescribed in Vehicle Act, B.E. 2522 to conduce suitable management for private car hiring service business via application.


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Pimwichai, A., & Lamlert, W. (2019). Concerning state measures to control occupational choice: Case study on occupation regarding providing public transport service via application. Rajapark Journal, 13(29), 30–40. Retrieved from
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