National Laws 100% open

Northern Ireland

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, RDF, TXT, XML
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps A. Google 'Northern Ireland Legislation' B. Go to NI Assembly website, click on 'Legislation'
licence_url http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Northern Ireland Assembly draft and publish Acts. Various government departments produce and publish secondary legislation.
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location http://www.legislation.gov.uk/browse/ni - Legislation related to Northern Ireland as a devolved administation , http://www.legislation.gov.uk/browse/uk - Legislation related to Northern Ireland as part of the UK, http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/assembly-business/legislat - Northern Ireland Assembly Legislation
Easy to access and navigated HTML data. RDF and XML will take a relative amount of programming experience.

All data is in order and available on the provided websites.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.legislation.gov.uk/browse/ni - Legislation related to Northern Ireland as a devolved administation
   http://www.legislation.gov.uk/browse/uk - Legislation related to Northern Ireland as part of the UK
   http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/assembly-business/legislat - Northern Ireland Assembly Legislation
Data licence   http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-
Data format   HTML, RDF, TXT, XML
Reviewer   Michael Beatty
Submitters   Bob Harper
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 16:00:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)