National Laws 50% 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 No
In an open and machine-readable format TXT Available as PDFs online as you download them.
Downloadable at once No The data is only downloadable one act at a time.
Up-to-date No
Publicly available Yes I can confirm that the data is free to all without needing to register or request access.
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3 The site is fairly easy to navigate and finding the archives for laws is easy.
findable_steps Online search
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Nepal Law Commission
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable) As an example, the Agricultural Development Bank Act comes with a listing showing all amendments that have been made to date since the law was first enacted in 1971.
location - Nepal Law Commission's website
The national laws of Nepal are easily found and are searchable for the public. However, as the submitter notes, the data is only downloadable one act at a time and is not necessarily updated at regular intervals.

Meta data

Data location - Nepal Law Commission's website
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   TXT
Reviewer   Brenna Slawich
Submitters   Shubham Ghimire
Last modified   Wed Dec 07 2016 12:00:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)