National Laws 45% open


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 HTML, PDF
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps The original submitter was aware of the portal link
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Civilstyrelsen
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - Government document portal

Danish laws are available to view by searching this portal: When you click on an act/law or amendment, the whole text is displayed in HTML, with additional documents (bills, ombudsman reports) and, if applicable, the original law, are linked in PDF/HTML depending. The signing and imposition dates are equally listed for all.

Meta data

Data location - Government document portal
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
Submitters   Alyssa Beaton
Last modified   Wed Mar 15 2017 16:22:32 GMT+0000 (UTC)