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
In an open and machine-readable format PDF
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps search on Taiwan's open data portal
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Ministry Of Justice
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - Acts, - Regulations

The submitter's initial link was for a bulk download (, but I was unable to access/open the downloaded XML file and have modified the answer to "bulk availability" accordingly. I changed the link to point to laws and amendments listings in HTML, some with accompanying PDF docs for download.

Meta data

Data location - Acts - Regulations
Data licence
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Nov 10 2016 15:00:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)