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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format

HTML, RDF, TXT, XML

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
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML, RDF, TXT, XML
    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

    Details

    Easy to access and navigated HTML data. RDF and XML will take a relative amount of programming experience.

    Reviewer comments

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

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Michael Beatty
    Submitters   Bob Harper
    Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 16:00:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)