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Draft Legislation 85% open


What data is expected?

Data about the bills discussed within national parliament as well as votings on bills (not to mix with passed national law). Data on bills must be available for the current legislation period. Open data on the law-making process is crucial for parliamentary transparency: What does a bill text say and how does it change over time? Who introduces a bill? Who votes for and against it? Where is a bill discussed next, so the public can participate in debates? This data category draws on work by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Declaration of Parliamentary Openness.

  • Content of bill
  • Author of bill
  • Votes on bill per member of parliament
  • Transcripts of debates on bill
  • Status of bill

How open is the data?

[Original submitter comment]On a bill page (ie, the text (initial and as passed) is available under "Text of Bill", along with Explanatory Memoranda and a Bills Digest (if applicable). The link to Transcript of speeches refers you to the specific Hansard segments discussing the Bill, along with any Votes and Proceedings (where recorded). [Reviewer Comments] As a reviewer I made no changes to the submission. I could verify that all answers are accurate and the dataset contains all required characteristics.

This submission should be accepted because the data set contains all the required characteristics.

Data location - Bills legislation homepage - Chamber documents - live updated with Bill and Votes/Proceedings
Data licence
Data format   HTML, XML
Reviewer   Juela Xhaferraj
Last modified   Fri Dec 09 2016 02:36:19 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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