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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||JSON, RDF|
|findable_steps||A link to the data can be discovered fairly quickly with searches|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|characteristics||Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)|
|location||http://data.finlex.fi - Semanttinen Finlex -project|
Consolidated legislation data set is not openly licensed, as stated in the link provided. It is CC-BY-NC
Original submitter Aleksi Knuutila.