Royal Council of the Throne
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The Royal Council of the Throne of Cambodia (Khmer: ក្រុមប្រឹក្សារាជបល្ល័ង្គ) is a nine-member council of Cambodia responsible for selecting the Cambodian monarch. It was established by the constitution on September 24, 1993. The nine members of the council include the Prime Minister, President of the National Assembly, President of the Senate, First and Second Vice Presidents of the National Assembly, First and Second Vice Presidents of the Senate, and the two heads of the order of Mahanikay and Thammayut (Tep Vong and Bour Kry). The council has been inactive since its establishment in 1993, it was active only in October 2004 when it named Norodom Sihamoni as the new king. The voting is conducted through a secret ballot by the nine members.
|Hun Sen||Prime Minister of Cambodia|
|Heng Samrin||President of the National Assembly|
|Say Chhum||President of the Senate|
|Vacant||First Vice President of the National Assembly|
|Nguon Nhel||Second Vice President of the National Assembly|
|Ney Pena||First Vice President of the Senate|
|Tep Ngorn||Second Vice President of the Senate|
|Tep Vong||Head of the Mahanikay Order|
|Bou Kry||Head of the Thammayut Order|
Known monarchs chosen by the Throne Council
- "Constitution of Cambodia". 21 September 1993. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
- Samean, Yun (15 October 2004). "Throne Council Selects Sihamoni to be the Next King". The Cambodia Daily. Retrieved 2 July 2014.