National Laws 100% open

Austria

What data is expected?

This data category requires all national laws and statutes to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available.

  • Content of the law / status
  • Date of last amendment
  • Amendments to the law (if applicable)

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format JSON API, asmx
Downloadable at once Yes Through an API, see https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/7b30d15c-54b2-4cf5-bba3-65354b5c263c, http://data.bka.gv.at/Ris/api/V2_2/Help
Up-to-date Yes The open data portal showed that the data was updated the day this research was carried out, https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/ris-daten/resource/b996b330-44c0-4218-8fc7-30c0564a067e
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3 It is helpful to know the name of the legal information system. Many prominent google results for laws also lead to the RIS
findable_steps I went to the Austrian open government data portal, data.gv.at, and searched for "RIS".
licence_url https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/7b30d15c-54b2-4c
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Information is easily accessible and searchable at https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/, obtaining bulk data via an API requires advanced knowledge and some effort.
collector_name Austrian Federal Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt Österreich)
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/ - Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria ("Rechtsinformationssystem - RIS"), https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/7b30d15c-54b2-4c - RIS on the Austrian open government data portal, data.gv.at

This submission is complete in it's entirety and verified by myself the reviewer.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/ - Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria ("Rechtsinformationssystem - RIS")
   https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/7b30d15c-54b2-4c - RIS on the Austrian open government data portal, data.gv.at
Data licence   https://www.data.gv.at/katalog/dataset/7b30d15c-54b2-4c
Data format   JSON
Reviewer   Veronica Green
Submitters   Mathias Huter
Last modified   Wed Nov 30 2016 12:49:29 GMT+0000 (UTC)