- n. Plural form of opt-out.
“Some EU countries that don't use the euro, such as the U.K., are expected to seek exemptions known as opt-outs from some of the common policies that bind euro members tighter together.”
“The consequences of a sharp rise in opt-outs are potentially catastrophic for the funding of schemes in the short and medium term.”
“The Conservative head of the Local Government Association, Baroness Eaton, has already warned that if average rises in pension contributions of more than 3% are forced on hundreds of thousands of local government workers there will be mass opt-outs from its pension scheme.”
“Until recently, it seemed that the euro zone would continue to recruit new members until only the three nations with opt-outs—the U.K., Sweden and Denmark—were left clinging on to their national currencies.”
“Under pressure from the Lib Dems, there was no mention of repatriation of powers or opt-outs from labour market legislation.”
“If the EU suggests policies we don't like, there are opt-outs and compromises galore, hardly the anti-democratic monster of sceptic imagination.”
“Maastricht also established the principle of the two-speed EU, with its dangerously comforting opt-outs.”
“The ruling follows a complaint from the National Secular Society, which argued that the opt-outs went further than was permitted under the directive and had created “illegal discrimination against homosexuals”.”
“His demand for a series of "safeguards," including opt-outs from single market rules and preempting the European Court of Justice's ruling on the ECB's location policy, would have effectively given the U.K. a veto over European financial regulation and guaranteed the U.K.'s offshore-onshore relationship with the euro zone in perpetuity.”
“Honestly, I thought “opt-outs” was a dead issue weeks ago.”
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