National Laws 50% 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?

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

HTML

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.
  • All answers

    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.
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML
    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.

    Details

    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 Submission originally made by Ignacio Alfaro Marín

    Reviewer comments

    This data set is complete .

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Veronica Green
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 17:06:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)