This Act defines the right of access private islands of the Seychelles by a government officer and powers which may be exercised by Government officer. It also concerns the exercise of government functions by such officer. Any person shall have the right of access in case of an emergency to an island in private ownership. A government officer may, in exercise of his or her functions, among other things: inspect livestock and plantation on the island and fell any trees, lop branches and remove vegetation or brushwood on the island. Compensation shall be paid to the owner for damages, use of any water supply and other facilities and the occupation of land.
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