Updated on 24.03.2020
Visits from friends and family to prisoners are temporarily suspended.
The heads of the territorial services will establish an organisation for control of the entrance of the prison / arrest regarding:
Only persons with a protective face mask or other means covering the nose and mouth (including a towel, scarf, helmet) should be allowed in the prison / detention center; For each visitor of the prison/detention center there will be conducted obligatory thermometry and provided hand sanitiser.
Before and after each visit the premises should be disinfected.
Мeetings of prisoners/ detainees with their relatives via “Skype” videoconferences will be preceded.
Personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, personal protective equipment (PPE), and protective glasses) and disinfectants are provided for staff with direct contact with inmates and medical specialists;
Access to updated information materials as flyers, brochures and leaflets is provided for prisoners/detainees.
Information boards in a visible places or other methods will be used to inform the visitors of the prison / detention center about:
For any further questions regarding the procedures in the state of emergency taken by the General Directorate Execution of Sentences of Bulgaria please contact the following:
Nadya Radkovska (Head of Department)
Angel Topkarov (Senior inspector in unit “International co-operation”)
Supported by the Justice Programme of the European Union