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?

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 Location

  • - Acts of Parliament - National Assembly of Pakistan
  • - Punjab Laws
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML, PDF
    findable 4
    findable_steps Searched on Google
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name National Assembly of Pakistan, Punjab Government
    characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
    location - Acts of Parliament - National Assembly of Pakistan, - Punjab Laws

    Reviewer comments

    Pakistan's laws are available for consultation from two sources: the National Assembly,, and the Punjab law database, The title and date of amendment are available to view in HTML, while the content of the law is available to view and download in PDF format. This submission/review was modified to reflect that the data is not available for bulk download, and to include the data from the National Assembly .

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    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
    Submitters   Alyssa Beaton
    Last modified   Wed Mar 15 2017 20:54:08 GMT+0000 (UTC)