National Laws 78% open

France

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): 1

Data format

HTML, XML

Data Location

  • https://www.data.gouv.fr/fr/datasets/legi-codes-lois-et - LEGI: Official database of versionned laws
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No Data is released with the national French Open License, but with an explicit warning that it remains subject to the 2002-1064 decree http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000000413818 which authorizes the data owner to refuse to grant the license to a reuser, hence making it not really openly licensed. See http://rip.journal-officiel.gouv.fr/index.php/pages/juridiques
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML, XML
    findable 4
    findable_steps Already knowing the name of the dataset, looked for it on data.gouv.fr Very easy to navigate through to find national laws.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1
    collector_name DILA
    characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
    location https://www.data.gouv.fr/fr/datasets/legi-codes-lois-et - LEGI: Official database of versionned laws

    Reviewer comments

    All data is available, and it is easy to navigate. B7: Data is released with the national French Open License, but with an explicit warning that it remains subject to the 2002-1064 decree http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Michael Beatty
    Submitters   Open Knowledge
    Last modified   Wed Dec 28 2016 00:54:48 GMT+0000 (UTC)