National Laws 45% open

Zambia

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 No
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 Web search for Laws of Zambia, enter the Parliament's website, and the laws are accessible under "Publications"
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name National Assembly of Zambia
Controlled access No I could not get access.
characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
location http://www.parliament.gov.zm/acts-of-parliament - National Assembly of Zambia
I rejected the original submission and started a new submission. On the site provided, I was not able to obtain access. The initial submitter had answered the questions accordingly: B1: Yes B1.1: Zambia Legal Information Institute B2: yes B2.2: http://www.zambialii.org - Zambia Legal Information Institute B2.3: 4 B2.4: I google searched National Laws Zambia and this website was on the first page of search results. B3: Content/ Date of last amendment/ Amendments to the law B4: Yes B5: Yes B6: Yes B7: No - No copyright information is available on the website. B8: None - RTF B9: 3

The submission fulfills data characteristics. The laws were found on the Parliament's website, under Publications. Laws are available to download in PDF, while a brief summary and date enacted are provided in HTML.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.parliament.gov.zm/acts-of-parliament - National Assembly of Zambia
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Alyssa Beaton
Submitters   Michael Beatty
Last modified   Sat Mar 04 2017 20:23:58 GMT+0000 (UTC)