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National Laws 80% 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?

A bit unsure as to whether the Library of Congress should be considered as a government source because since it offers impartial service to congress, I am not sure whether is acts on behalf of government. But I decided to accept the data because 1)the speakers of the lower and upper house are among the chief decision makers 2) one of the Library's main function is to provide information to Congress (so it is closely associated with Congress) 3) Alyssa Beaton of Open North also pointed out that Library of Congress uses the same domain as other government website (.cl).

I am accepting the submission. All the information provided could be identified on the given URL.

Data location
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML, TXT
Reviewer   Juela Xhaferraj
Submitters   María Jaraquemada
Last modified   Wed Dec 21 2016 13:55:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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