National Laws 65% open

Belgium

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
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Searched through ministry websites
licence_url Dutch version: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/wet/2014/04/19/201 French version: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/loi/2014/04/19/201 Art. XI.172 § 2 states "Er bestaat geen auteursrecht op officiële akten van de overheid." which translates to "there is no copyright on official acts of the public authorities"
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name FOD Justitie
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location http://www.juridat.be/ - Ministry of Justice

The data is available through the Ministry of Justice portal, http://www.juridat.be/. Laws are searchable by department and domain, where content and amendments are available, in addition to supplementary information, such as signatures. The original review was amended: laws are not copyrightable in Belgium and are therefore considered to be in the public domain. Thank you Alyssa Beaton, Bart Hannsens, Lucia Decuyper and Michael Robert Beatty for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.juridat.be/ - Ministry of Justice
Data licence   Dutch version: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/wet/2014/04/19/201 French version: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/loi/2014/04/19/201 Art. XI.172 § 2 states "Er bestaat geen auteursrecht op officiële akten van de overheid." which translates to "there is no copyright on official acts of the public authorities"
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Tue May 16 2017 13:17:48 GMT+0000 (UTC)