Draft Legislation 45% open


What data is expected?

Data about the bills discussed within national parliament as well as votings on bills (not to mix with passed national law). Data on bills must be available for the current legislation period. Open data on the law-making process is crucial for parliamentary transparency: What does a bill text say and how does it change over time? Who introduces a bill? Who votes for and against it? Where is a bill discussed next, so the public can participate in debates? This data category draws on work by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Declaration of Parliamentary Openness.

  • Content of bill
  • Author of bill
  • Votes on bill per member of parliament
  • Transcripts of debates on bill
  • Status of bill

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format HTML, PDF
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Searched on google
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name National Assembly of Pakistan
characteristics Content of bill, Author of bill, Transcripts of debates on bill, Status of bill
location http://www.na.gov.pk/en/debates.php - Debates, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=1 - Gov't bills introduced, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=2 - Private members' bills introduced, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?status=pass - Bills passed

Pakistan's bills are available here: Govt' bills introduced, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=1, and Private members' bills introduced, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=2. The title and date are available in HTML, while the content and author are available to view and download in PDF format. I have modified the original submission (by Nouman Nazim, and reviewed by Brenna Slawich) to account for the availability of this data, and to correct the openness of the data. A selection of debates are included here, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/debates.php, available in PDF format. Bills that have been passed are listed here, http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?status=pass.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.na.gov.pk/en/debates.php - Debates
   http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=1 - Gov't bills introduced
   http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?type=2 - Private members' bills introduced
   http://www.na.gov.pk/en/bills.php?status=pass - Bills passed
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
Submitters   Alyssa Beaton
Last modified   Wed Mar 15 2017 21:08:39 GMT+0000 (UTC)