National Laws 100% 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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format HTML, TXT, XML PDF download also available.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I googled for the data and found the data in the first search result.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - English Site, - Japanese Site
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Meta data

Data location - English Site - Japanese Site
Data licence
Data format   HTML, TXT, XML
Reviewer   Anton Shaffer
Submitters   Kentaro Hatori
Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 11:33:51 GMT+0000 (UTC)