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


YES - MACHINE READABLE, the data are available in PDF format and also html.

UNSURE: AVAILABLE IN BULK I have sent them a question, they now have mobile apps, which means it may possible via some sort of API? I have sent them a question.

NO: Open Licence, I have sent them a question, in the footer of the site the following is indicated "© Government of Ireland. Oireachtas Copyright Material is reproduced with the permission of the Houses of the Oireachtas". There is no licence information on the site.

Reviewer comments

I have reviewed the submission, I have added description and URL, I have also provided note to quality changes.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • ? Available in bulk
  • Y 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
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   HTML, PDF
Reviewer   Tracey P. Lauriault
Submitters   Denis Parfenov
Last modified   Thu Nov 06 2014 16:49:13 GMT+0000 (UTC)