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


Editor: For private use, the data is available free of charge. However, commercial use requires a angreement ( read: subscription )

No changes since 2013.

Reviewer-note 2014: Lovdata mentions an API on their webpage: Plans for the future?

QA review 2015: The website mention that the data is for non commercial use - "Some of the legal documents are available free of charge to all non-subscribers; and such documents may be used on a personal basis as long as such use is for a non-profit and/or non-commercial purpose." Changed license to not open.

Reviewer comments

The submission is correct.

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   Kamil Gregor
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Thu Oct 08 2015 09:47:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)