On December 19th, 2023, the cabinet meeting approved including the marriage equality bill on the agenda of the MP meeting by the government whips on December 21st as an urgent matter.
The same day at 5:00 PM, the marriage equality bill was presented to the council. However, the bill was expected to be considered after an inquiry thread was finished, according to Thai national media.
The Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin publicly revealed that the marriage equality law would allow people of the same gender to marry according to the Civil and Commercial Code, with equal rights, responsibilities, and family status.
Srettha first congratulated and asserted that the Thai government would support other relevant laws to equalize rights and freedoms for everyone in Thai society regarding all genders.