Article 250 of the Serbian Criminal Code specifically criminalises the transmission of HIV but other unspecified "general' laws for the protection of citizens may also apply.
Unofficial English Translation:
Criminal Law - Transmission of HIV infection - article 250.
1. He who consciously places another person at risk of infection with the HIV virus will be punished with a prison sentence up to 2 years.
2. He who consciously does not follow the rules and regulations of HIV prevention, and by whose actions unintentionally transmits the HIV virus to another person will be punished with a prison sentence from 1 to 5 years.
3. If someone is aware of his HIV positive status and consciously transmits the HIV virus to another person he will be punished with a prison sentence from 2 to 12 years.
4. If an act arose from sub-paragraph 3 above and resulted in lethal consequences, the perpetrator will be punished with a prison sentence from 5 to 15 years.
5. If an act arose from both sub-paragraphs 3 and 4 of this article is committed with negligence, the perpetrator will be punished for:
o Breach of sub-paragraph 3 with a prison sentence up to 3 years,
o Breach of sub-paragraph 4 with a prison sentence from 6 months to 5 years.
There are no specific entry or residence regulations for people with HIV/AIDS. No HIV test result is required when entering the country. A known HIV infection will not lead to deportation or the termination of a person's stay.
Antiretroviral medication for personal use can be carried. It is recommended to carry the original packaging and a doctor’s prescription, ideally translated to Serbian.
For updated information, please go to: www.hivrestrictions.org
Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
For updated information, please go to: http://ilga.org