National Laws 100% 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
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, HTML, JSON, TXT, XML Also as SQL dumps.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4 Website is very functional and easy to navigate.
findable_steps Googled for "dokument lagar" (documents laws).
licence_url Not a standardized license but similar to CC-BY.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3 Any researcher would need to have either good Swedish language skills to make the best use of this site or access to an excellent translator.
collector_name Riksdagen (Swedish parliament)
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - Open data from the Swedish parliament, - Data is in Swedish but appears to be complete and extensive.
A very easy to navigate site that makes it easy to find information quickly and easily.

Meta data

Data location - Open data from the Swedish parliament
Data licence
Data format   CSV, HTML, JSON, TXT, XML
Reviewer   Brenna Slawich
Submitters   Peter Krantz
Last modified   Mon Nov 14 2016 17:04:34 GMT+0000 (UTC)