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


Both Legislative Chambers, Diputados ( and the Senate ( don't have machine readable and bulk data. Nonetheless, outside websites have built APIs and other scrapping-based information flows in order to gather and publish information in sites such as and apps such as Other internal data standards, such as law taxonomy are either not public or don't exist. No license could be found which makes the data not open.

No change from 2013.

Actualización 2015: El estado de los datos no ha cambiado, la información solicitada en los criterios no existe y no hay una licencia clara para el uso de los datos.

Comment to the 2015 update: Legislation data in Mexico do exist, is publicly available, for free, available online, on a timely basis and in digital forms.

Datasets can be found in the following two sites: • Chamber of Representatives: • Official Gazette:

Data in this sites is updated at a dainly basis, and specificially the Official Gazette, is by law, updated daily to show any amendment, change or publication of new or existing laws, regulations, and normativity in Mexico.

Reviewer comments

Data exist. Therefore, we approve this submission.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N 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   Unknown
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Enrique Zapata
Last modified   Tue Nov 10 2015 19:14:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)