Open Knowledge

Legislation 35% 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? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Attorney General's Chambers, Botswana -
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Reviewer's comment: Submission seems largely correct, but I've changed a couple of markings: Machine readable changed from 'Unsure' to 'No' (because it's mainly pdf format). Bulk changed to 'No', since download requires accessing each law separately. Data update for December 2012.

Reviewer comments

Approved submission for 2015.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • anonymous