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The Ćuprija Prison informed the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) that the prison director issued an action plan for the implementation of the recommendations, immediately after receiving the Report on the visit to the Prison. At the same time, the Ćuprija Prison reported to NPM that, acting on recommendations, among other things, each person deprived of liberty was provided with sufficient space in the dormitories and that the director established regular visits to them. In addition, shortcomings in terms of documenting injuries and fixation method have been corrected. The way of monitoring and evaluating the fulfillment of individual treatment goals has been enhanced, the possibilities of working engagement of the prisoners have been extended and they have been enabled to engage in primary education.

In accordance with the recommendations of the NPM, in the future, all persons kept for up to 48 hours on the basisc of the Criminal Procedure Code, which the Jagodina Police Directorate is holding in the premises of the Ćuprija Prison, will be placed in distinct dormitories, separated from other categories of detainees. Also, to all these persons, police officers will hand over written notices of rights.

Regarding the other recommendations issued to the Ćuprija Prison, the NPM was informed that certain measures are being taken with a view to their fulfillment and realization, which will be followed in the future activities of the NPM.

The NPM visited the Ćuprija Prison on April 25, 2017, about which Reports were made for the competent authorities with recommendations for correcting the irregularities detected during the visit.