This data category requires all national laws and statutes available to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Content of the law / status
  • If applicable, all relevant amendments to the law
  • Date of last amendments
  • Data should be updated at least on quarterly

Data Location


The website for the Egyptian Government Services Portal ( ) has a handful of laws available for download, but there is no apparent way for accessing all the laws in Egypt.

Final reviewer: the data exists, its online publication just suffers various issues. As aforementioned, the Govt Services Portal hosts few legal texts; the Egyptian Legislative and Jurisprudence Database (, an initiave by the Ministry of Justice, hosts a chunk of legislation and jurisprudence texts. The data was marked as publicly available because these websites are accessible by anyone. Since it is difficult to appreciate what proportion of the data is availble online, the respective indicator was marked as 'unsure'. Lastly, the Official Gazette does not seem to publish legal texts online (

Reviewer comments

Submission accepted after revision. See comments for details.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • ? Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   PDF
Reviewer   Rayna St
Submitters   Rayna St
Last modified   Fri Nov 28 2014 22:21:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)