On the 15ht of April 2019, at the Palace of Serbia, there was a second meeting of the Ministry of Justice Task Force for amending the Criminal Code.

Introduction of life imprisonment into the criminal-legal system of the Republic of Serbia was considered on this occasion, as well as more severe sentences for the most severe criminal offences. 

The Task Force was established at the end of 2018, and it is composed of the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Health, Ministry of the Interior as well as of the representative of the Supreme Cassation Court, Public Prosecutors Office and other relevant institutions and associations.

The meeting was attended also by the representatives of the Office for Combating Drugs of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, being that certain changes will occur speaking of provisions referring to abuse of drugs.