Open Knowledge

Legislation 45% 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? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Lovdata)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Editor: For private use, the data is available free of charge. However, commercial use requires a angreement ( read: subscription )

No changes since 2013.

Reviewer-note 2014: Lovdata mentions an API on their webpage: Plans for the future?

QA review 2015: The website mention that the data is for non commercial use - "Some of the legal documents are available free of charge to all non-subscribers; and such documents may be used on a personal basis as long as such use is for a non-profit and/or non-commercial purpose." Changed license to not open.

Reviewer comments

The submission is correct.



  • Kamil Gregor


  • Mor Rubinstein