National Laws 65% 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 Yes Article 6 point 1.4)a of Access to Information bill specifies explicitly national laws
In an open and machine-readable format pdf
Downloadable at once No Each bill and each amendment has to be downloaded separately.
Up-to-date Yes It takes roughly a week for a passed bill to be published here.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Google search for "polish law" ("prawo polskie") links ISAP on 1st page, it's mentioned on Wikipedia, as well as on Sejm website.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Google allows to easily find specific laws. PDF are not copy-protected so it's quite usable.
collector_name Sejm - lower house of the Polish parliament
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - Database of all national law

Meta data

Data location - Database of all national law
Data licence
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Michael Beatty
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Dec 08 2016 13:25:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)