The Novi Sad District Prison informed the National Preventive Mechanism that, acting on the recommendations, it stopped using the premises for the solitary confinement and the intensified supervision, which the NPM team found to be with inadequate dimensions, and that the plan is to carry out the works on their expansion.
After considering the other findings from the NPM Report, the Novi Sad DP informed the NPM that it regularly repairs the moisture on the walls of the dormitories, that it required the cassettes for the prisoners personal belongings and that it took measures to place the alarm system in all dormitories. In addition, the Prison will purchase more equipment for outdoor exercises and in the following period the bathrooms in the reception and semi-open department will be adapted.
The NPM team visited the Novi Sad District Prison within the Ombudsman's Day, which was marked in this city on October 20, 2017. On the visit, the NPM compiled the Report with recommendations.