Legislation Collections

African legislation in HTML, PDF and Akoma Ntoso XML. Creative commons licensed.

Laws.Africa curates the Legislation Commons, a growing collection of African legislation available under a Creative Commons license.

  • Available as HTML, PDF for immediate use.
  • Machine-readable Akoma Ntoso XML suitable for analysis, apps and research.
  • Creative commons licensed for non-commercial uses, and flexible terms for commercial applications.
  • Continuously updated by the Laws.Africa editorial team.

Use the Commons through the Laws.Africa Content API or you can email us for more details.

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Country legislation collections

428
Principal Acts
1289
Amendments & Commencements
5 October 2022
Latest update
NamibLII.org
Publication partner
15
Municipalities
497
By-laws
24 November 2022
Latest update
OpenByLaws.org.za
Publication partner
271
Principal Acts
405
Amendments & Commencements
28 June 2022
Latest update
ULII.org
Publication partner
395
Principal Acts
84
Amendments & Commencements
31 December 2017
Latest update
ZimLII.org
Publication partner

Subject-area legislation collections

A special collection of COVID-19 regulations for African countries.

  • Botswana
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
9
Countries
348
Regulations
5 October 2022
Latest update
AfricanLII.org
Publication partner

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Lesotho National Legislation
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Malawi National Legislation
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Nigeria National Legislation
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South Africa Provincial Legislation
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