National Laws 72% 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

  • - Database of all national law
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes Article 6 point 1.4)a of Access to Information bill specifies explicitly national laws
    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
    In an open and machine-readable format pdf
    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

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Michael Beatty
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Thu Dec 08 2016 13:25:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)