National Laws 45% open

Costa Rica

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?

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Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No Lay 6335 of Author's Rights (art. 75) allows public reproduction of laws (and other provisionas and orders). This is not a Public License but is a legal frame of public domain and reproduction.
In an open and machine-readable format HTML
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps I wrote in Google Search Leyes Costa Rica. BUT you have to know the correct result is number TWO, because number one is the National Assembly and it contains the laws as when first drafted.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Procuraduría General de la República
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location http://www.pgrweb.go.cr/scij/main.aspx - This site contains all information of laws and other valid legislation, normally the next day of the publication of the law in the Official Dgital Gazzette.
Cleaning of headers, foots, spacing, and some characters conversions would be required to use it as clean text. Submission originally made by Ignacio Alfaro Marín

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Data location   http://www.pgrweb.go.cr/scij/main.aspx - This site contains all information of laws and other valid legislation, normally the next day of the publication of the law in the Official Dgital Gazzette.
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Veronica Green
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 17:06:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)