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

http://www.gov.za/documents/acts

Comments

Several emerging private and not-for-profit aggregators of legislation data emerging. Data generally made available in HTML and PDF formats. See http://www.acts.co.za/index.html, http://www.lawsofsouthafrica.up.ac.za/, http://www.saflii.org/za/legis/num_act/

Reviewer comments

Notice that the data is from 1998 onwards.

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
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   PDF
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Nov 10 2014 19:39:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)