Guidance

BIOT laws and guidance for visitors

Laws and guidance for visitors traveling to the Chagos Islands, excluding Diego Garcia, of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT).

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BIOT laws and guidance for visitors

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You are subject to BIOT law when inside its territorial waters. If you break any of these laws, you will become subject, as in any country, to a range of censures and punishments, including fines, imprisonment, deportation, or the impounding of your vessel.

Published 19 June 2013