Draft Legislation 85% open

New Zealand

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?

This was change after the public dialogue phase

Data location   https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-pr - NZ Parliament online page for proposed bills
   http://www.legislation.govt.nz/bill/results.aspx?search - Parliamentary Counsel office, mostly laws however some bills data is available
Data licence   http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1994/0143/lat
Data format   XML
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Wed Jun 14 2017 23:14:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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