National Laws 67% 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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

Data Location

  • - Laws of Guyana
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format PDF
    findable 4
    findable_steps Data was easily found after carrying out a google search for laws of guyana
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3
    collector_name Ministry of Legal Affairs
    characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
    location - Laws of Guyana


    Laws of Guyana are available in PDF format at the following link: All data characteristics are available in the linked PDF documents. The original submitter, Alesha Aris, states that the data was easily found after carrying out a web search for "laws of Guyana." While the site is licensed to "Copyright © 2017 Ministry of Legal Affairs. Government of Guyana. All rights reserved." it is unclear if the information is updated within the required 3 months. However, the copyright maintains the current year, indicating that the page is current.

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    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
    Submitters   Alyssa Beaton
    Last modified   Wed Mar 08 2017 19:53:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)