National Laws 60% open

The Bahamas

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 No
In an open and machine-readable format Data is downloadable as a PDF
Downloadable at once Yes The files are easily downloadable but not machine readable
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps On google I entered the keywords "national law bahamas" the easily lead me to the Bahamas Law site http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/en/
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Using the search option is not possible, such as researching by keyword. The user has to peruse the database alphabetically.
collector_name The Government of The Bahamas - Office of the Attorney-General & Ministry of Legal Affairs
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/en/ - Bahamas Laws On-Line, http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/en/legislation/laws/by-t - Bahamas Laws Online Database

Meta data

Data location   http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/en/ - Bahamas Laws On-Line
   http://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/cms/en/legislation/laws/by-t - Bahamas Laws Online Database
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Michael Beatty
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Tue Jan 17 2017 20:20:44 GMT+0000 (UTC)