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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||The laws are available for download as PDF., Doc., and Zip. files. After some feedback by tobybellwood on the forum, it was determined that html is also an available format. https://discuss.okfn.org/t/entry-for-national-laws-australia/4800/3|
|licence_url||https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/||This URL leads to the part of the website where reference to Creative Commons License is made. https://www.legislation.gov.au/Content/Disclaimer#downlo|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Office of Parliamentary Counsel|
|characteristics||Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)||All required characteristics can be easily found.|
|location||https://www.legislation.gov.au/ -||The original submission had listed the following URL as a source: www.commlaw.gov.au ok However, the listed URL is more up to date.|
I changed the URL in B2 to one that is more up do date. All other sections are unchanged This updated review includes a comment that data is available in html (following tobybellwood's feedback on the forum).
This updated review includes a new comment regarding the format of the data. The original submission was accepted because the data contains all the required characteristics.