Open Knowledge

Legislation 45% open

Burkina Faso

What data is expected?

This data category requires all national laws and statutes available to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Content of the law / status
  • If applicable, all relevant amendments to the law
  • Date of last amendments
  • Data should be updated at least on quarterly

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (HTML)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Lois adoptées published by Assemblée Nationale)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


When the parliament adopt a law, they publish the document on their website, and transfers it to the secretary of the government. This organisation have developed a dedicated website (1) to publish the legislative document but the website is offline for the moment.


Reviewer comments

The data is not available online.



  • Kamil Gregor


  • Idriss TINTO