Open Knowledge

Legislation / 2014 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.

Reviewer comments

Made a few changes, see comments field above.



  • Christian Villum


  • anonymous