His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is graciously pleased to revise the law on provincial administration regulations. Enactment of the Provincial Administration Organization Act B.E. 2540 state that PAO shall be a legal entity and local government. The PAO adminstrate provincial area, which consisted of PAO Council and Chief Executive of the PAO. The current Provincial Administration Organization Act (No. 3) BE 2546, Section 35 : Chief Executive of the PAO has to be elected directly by the locals under the law on election of local council members or local administrators, who are members of the PAO Council and have been selected by the PAO council.