Police Force Act
Police Force Regulations
Statutory Instrument 44 of 1959
- Commenced on 23 November 1959
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 2014.]
1. CitationThese regulations may be cited as the Police Force Regulations.
2. InterpretationIn these regulations unless the context otherwise requires—"Force" means the Seychelles Police Force as by law established;"Government" means the Government of Seychelles;"Act" means the Police Force Act;"Police Officer" means any member of the Seychelles Police Force.
4. Qualifications for appointment
6. Personal records
7. Certificate of discharge
8. Obedience of ordersEvery member of the Force shall carry out all lawful orders and shall at all times punctually and promptly perform all appointed duties and attend to all matters within the scope of his office as a police officer.
9. Rest days
10. Extra duty
11. Medical treatmentAll members of the Force, other than special constables, shall be entitled to the same privileges as Government servants with regard to medical advice and treatment, including surgical operations and medicines, as may be available at Government dispensaries or hospitals.
13. Chief Police Officer's reportsThe Commissioner of Police may furnish, annually, or at any time requested, for the information of the President, a comprehensive report of the state of the Force and the state of crime in Seychelles.
14. InspectionsThe Commissioner of Police shall visit and inspect all stations and headquarters not less than once in each quarter of the year.
16. DutiesThe Commissioner of Police shall assign to members of the Force such duties as he considers necessary for the maintenance of the efficiency of the Force.
17. Force Standing OrdersAs part of Force Orders the Commissioner of Police may, from time to time, issue Standing Orders to the Force which shall be called "Force Standing Orders" and these shall be complied with and observed by all members of the Force.
18. Command of districtsA district or unit commander shall have immediate command and superintendence of the Force stationed from time to time within the district or unit and shall be responsible to the Commissioner of Police.
19. Station dutiesThe police officer in charge of a station shall be responsible for—
20. Drill and musketry
21. Travelling in public service vehiclesMembers of the Force travelling on public service vehicles in the course of duty shall pay such fares as may properly be demanded of them and shall claim reimbursement from the proper authority.
22. Removal on transferMembers of the Force who in the opinion of the Commissioner of Police is required to move his family, his home or personal effects by the exigencies of police duty shall have his reasonable expenses reimbursed or the removal carried out by the police.
History of this document
23 November 1959