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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format

JSON

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
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    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
    In an open and machine-readable format JSON API, asmx
    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

    Reviewer comments

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

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Veronica Green
    Submitters   Mathias Huter
    Last modified   Wed Nov 30 2016 12:49:29 GMT+0000 (UTC)