The Penal Correctional Institution in Belgrade - Padinska Skela, acting on the recommendations of the NPM, in its proposal for the financial plan for 2019 anticipated the funds needed for reconstruction of the entire semi-open pavilion and accommodation on the Economy, improvement of artificial lighting in the Institution, replacement of linen, as well as procurement fridge. The Institution has acted on recommendations related to the improvement of legal protection and treatment of persons deprived of their liberty, as well as the majority of recommendations related to their healthcare.
The Administration for the Execution of Criminal Sanctions informed the Ombudsman that in accordance with the recommendations of the NPM, he will try to improve the accommodation conditions, as well as to provide funds for improving the video surveillance in the Institution. However, the Administration informed the NPM that they will inform the Institute of the possibility of obtaining the consent of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Commission for granting consent for new employment and additional working engagement with the beneficiaries of public funds in connection with the employment of a sufficient number of medical technicians in the Institution.
The NPM was visited by the Penal Correctional Institution in Belgrade - Padinska Skela on June 20 and 21, 2018. The Report on the visit with recommendations for removing the observed shortcomings and improving the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty was delivered to the Institution.