Formal body ontology

IRI:
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/
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  1. Classes
  2. Object Properties
  3. Data Properties
  4. Namespace Declarations

Classes

Conceptc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/Concept

A concept. Similar to a SKOS concept / a library subject term.
has super-classes
Focusc

Documentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/Document

A piece of written, printed, or electronic matter that provides information or evidence or that serves as an official record.
is in domain of
inWorkPackageop
is in range of
publishesop

Eventc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/Event

A thing happening over a time interval, sometimes in a place, sometimes involving people and agents.
is in domain of
hasAgentop, partOfWorkPackageop, publishesop

Focusc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/Focus

A focus area for a formal body or work package.
has sub-classes
Conceptc, GovernmentDepartmentc, LegislationItemc, LegislationTypec
is in range of
hasFocusop

FocussedOnc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/FocussedOn

A time bound period during which a formal body or work package is investigating a specific topic area.
is in domain of
hasFocusop
is in range of
formalBodyFocussedOnop, workPackageFocussedOnop

FormalBodyc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/FormalBody

A group of people established by Parliament. Usually a committee like a select committee or a bill committee but may not fit the formal procedural definition of a committee. Formal bodies would not include groups formed outside of Parliamentary process such as All Party Parliamentary Groups.
is in domain of
belongsToHouseop, formalBodyFocussedOnop, hasLeadHouseop, hasParentFormalBodyop, remitop, undertakesWorkPackageop
is in range of
hasAgentop, hasParentFormalBodyop

GovernmentDepartmentc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/GovernmentDepartment

The means by which the government exercises its executive authority.
has super-classes
Focusc

Housec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/House

A Parliamentary house e.g. the House of Lords.
is in range of
belongsToHouseop, hasLeadHouseop

Inquiryc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/Inquiry

A type of work package investigating a specific subject or policy area.
has super-classes
WorkPackagec
is in domain of
hasTermsOfReferenceop

LegislationItemc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/LegislationItem

A specific piece of legislation. e.g. A bill or statutory instrument.
has super-classes
Focusc

LegislationTypec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/LegislationType

Used when the focus of a formal body is a type of legislation. e.g. a committee looking at legal drafting of secondary legislation.
has super-classes
Focusc

TermsOfReferencec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/TermsOfReference

The scope and constraints of an inquiry.
is in range of
hasTermsOfReferenceop

WorkPackagec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/WorkPackage

A grouping of activities performed by a formal body potentially including meetings, calls for evidence, evidence sessions, publications etc. Work packages (including inquiries) are not a type of process. Formal bodies have roughly the same powers and undertake roughly the same activities but different formal bodies can choose to work differently. Individual activities may or may not get done and there's no defined order for when they happen.
has sub-classes
Inquiryc
is in domain of
hasParentWorkPackageop, hasWorkPackageTypeop, workPackageFocussedOnop
is in range of
hasParentWorkPackageop, inWorkPackageop, partOfWorkPackageop, undertakesWorkPackageop

WorkPackageTypec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/WorkPackageType

Used for work packages that are not inquiries (which have a specific subclass). e.g. a collection of hearings before a person is appointed to a public body or a set of hearings where a government minister appears before a committee.
is in range of
hasWorkPackageTypeop

Object Properties

belongsToHouseop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/belongsToHouse

Relates a formal body to the house or houses it belongs to. A joint committee will belong to both houses.
has domain
FormalBodyc
has range
Housec

formalBodyFocussedOnop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/formalBodyFocussedOn

Allows a formal body to focus on different areas and for this focus to change over time.
has domain
FormalBodyc
has range
FocussedOnc

hasAgentop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasAgent

Associates an event with the formal bodies responsible for organising it.
has domain
Eventc
has range
FormalBodyc

hasFocusop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasFocus

Points a time bound focus at a specific focus area.
has domain
FocussedOnc
has range
Focusc

hasLeadHouseop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasLeadHouse

A joint committee will have a lead house responsible for its administration.
has domain
FormalBodyc
has range
Housec

hasParentFormalBodyop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasParentFormalBody

Allows for committees to have sub-committees and sub-committees to have parent committees.
has domain
FormalBodyc
has range
FormalBodyc

hasParentWorkPackageop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasParentWorkPackage

Allows for work packages to have parent work packages. e.g. a sub-inquiry can belong to a wider inquiry.
has domain
WorkPackagec
has range
WorkPackagec

hasTermsOfReferenceop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasTermsOfReference

The terms of reference for an inquiry.
has domain
Inquiryc
has range
TermsOfReferencec

hasWorkPackageTypeop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/hasWorkPackageType

Defines the type of a work package where the work package is not an inquiry.
has domain
WorkPackagec
has range
WorkPackageTypec

inWorkPackageop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/inWorkPackage

Assigns a document to the work package of which it forms a part.
has domain
Documentc
has range
WorkPackagec

partOfWorkPackageop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/partOfWorkPackage

Assigns an event to the work package it belongs in. An event may belong to more than one work package or none. e.g. a joint evidence session may belong to more than one work package where each work package is owned by a different committee.
has domain
Eventc
has range
WorkPackagec

publishesop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/publishes

Allows an event to be a document publication event and points at the resulting published document.
has domain
Eventc
has range
Documentc

remitop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/remit

The task or area of activity officially assigned to a formal body. This is a textual description as opposed to focus which points at entities to describe the areas to be examined.
has range
lang stringc
is also defined as
data property

undertakesWorkPackageop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/undertakesWorkPackage

Allows for committees to take on work packages like inquiries. A joint inquiry will have more than associated one formal body.
has domain
FormalBodyc
has range
WorkPackagec

workPackageFocussedOnop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/workPackageFocussedOn

Allows a work package to focus on different areas and for this focus to change over time.
has domain
WorkPackagec
has range
FocussedOnc

Data Properties

remitop back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/remit

The task or area of activity officially assigned to a formal body. This is a textual description as opposed to focus which points at entities to describe the areas to be examined.
has domain
FormalBodyc
is also defined as
object property

Namespace Declarations back to ToC

default namespace
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body/
owl
http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
rdf
http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
rdfs
http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
xsd
http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#

This HTML document was obtained by processing the OWL ontology source code through LODE, Live OWL Documentation Environment, developed by Silvio Peroni.