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Member States and the Commission will provide online access to information on government laws and regulations, policies and finance.

Indicator Status Evidence
Do you have an Open Data portal? No There is no state open data portal yet, but there is an open data portal in private sector hosted and maintained by Latvian open data activists. http://data.opendata.lv/
Are the data contained in such open data portals reusable for commercial and non-commercial purposes? Yes Latvian law does not limit re-use of public data that are in open data portals, websites of state institutions or any other location. All the public data is reusable for commercial and non-commercial purposes.
Do you provide online access to information on government laws and regulations via an open data portal or other means? Yes www.likumi.lv is a legislation website ensuring free access to systematized (consolidated) legislation of the Republic of Latvia. www.likumi.lv was created in 2001 to provide online access to information on laws, government regulations and policies. The information is updated according to legislative changes and it contains links to translation in English (if translation is privided by the State Language Centre), policy planning documents, the EU directives and regulations, etc. Since 1st July 2012 in the official gazette of the Republic of Latvia Latvijas Vēstnesis is published in electronic form in the website www.vestnesis.lv. The official electronic publication is available online free of charge. Until 1st January 2013 the official newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis was issued concurrently with the official gazette. Since 1st of January the official newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis has not been issued in paper form any more.
Do you provide online access to information on policies? Yes All the policies are available and stored in Policy planing document database http://polsis.mk.gov.lv/
Do you provide online access to information on government finance? Yes "All the state institutions are required to publish information on their budget and various other financial data. The information is published of the website of an institution. For example: http://www.varam.gov.lv/lat/par_ministriju/budzets/ http://www.em.gov.lv/em/2nd/?cat=30216"