Border Police informed the NPM that the Ministry of Interior in drafting by-laws and forms, which will be adopted after the adoption of the new Law on Foreigners, take into account the recommendations from the NPM report on the visit to the Shelter for Foreigners in Padinska Skela.

Acting on the recommendations of the NPM, the competent departments again requested from the Ministry of Interiorthe funds for the renovation of the premises where foreigners are staying, as well as the legal interpretation of the provisions of the Guidelines on the treatment of detainees brought in, in which has been provided for mandatory tying the person to be transported. At the same time, the NPM was informed that the Ministry does not possess the personnel, spatial and financial capacities in order to ensure a permanent presence of medical staff at the Shelter.

The NPM visited the Shelter for foreigners on 21 June 2016 and on that occasion drew up a report with recommendations.

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