Open Knowledge

Legislation / 2014 90% open


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? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (HTML, XML, json, RDF, sparql)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Legislative Linked Open Data: provide free access to different datasets that allow manipulation and reuse in software development. In addition, applications to visualize relationships between laws and municipal ordinances. published by National Congress Library)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The information about all the national laws and statutes can easily be find in

Reviewer comments

Accepted with revisions.



  • Daniela Tejada