Legislation Commons

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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Available collections

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

  • Botswana
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
9
Countries
212
Regulations
2 September 2020
Latest update
AfricanLII.org
Portal partner
420
Principal Acts
1219
Amendments & Commencements
3 August 2020
Latest update
NamibLII.org
Portal partner
17
Municipalities
393
By-laws
9 October 2020
Latest update
OpenByLaws.org.za
Portal partner

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Nigerian National Legislation
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