National Laws 45% open

India

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 All available only in PDF
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Google India legislation
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Ministry of Law and Justice, Legislative Department
characteristics Content of the law / status
location https://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/rajya- - open data portal higher house, https://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/lok-sa - open data portal lower house, http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm - Legislation database Use this one to find the actual legislation: http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm This only has data up to 2016.

The national laws are all available on the website: http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm. Comments: B2.2: Use this one to find the actual legislation: http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm This only has data up to 2016. B8: All available only in PDF

Meta data

Data location   https://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/rajya- - open data portal higher house
   https://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/lok-sa - open data portal lower house
   http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm - Legislation database
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Michael Beatty
Submitters   Nisha Thompson
Last modified   Tue Jan 31 2017 18:32:47 GMT+0000 (UTC)