1. This man wanted to drop out of society, and decided to write to the government to check if there was an official procedure.
He made a freedom of information request, which is visible on WhatDoTheyKnow.com. FOI requests are normally used to help people scrutinise government work.
2. Miraculously, he got a comprehensive reply.
3. “P Etarat”, we salute you.
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