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): 1

Data format


All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
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
In an open and machine-readable format HTML
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

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Brenna Slawich
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Jan 13 2017 22:47:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)