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 HTML
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes The data appears to be updated on a regular basis, noting how often the laws are updated or modified.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4 Second website has both a searchable list and a search tool to quickly locate and find a specific law. The website content is in Spanish.
findable_steps Navigate the site
licence_url See art. 4
Collected by government Yes
usability 1 Spanish language content can be seen as a potential barrier for researchers looking to conduct research on Uruguay if they do not possess at least some Spanish language skills.
collector_name IMPO / Parlamento
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location - Catalogo de leyes y actualizaciones, - Actualizaciones y leyes aprobadas Search Ley 18381. The first website requires registration to search the website. The second website is searchable and does not require registration.

Meta data

Data location - Catalogo de leyes y actualizaciones - Actualizaciones y leyes aprobadas
Data licence
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Brenna Slawich
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Jan 13 2017 22:47:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)