opt-out


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opt-out

To cancel some situation or condition. See opt-in.
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It's noses to the grindstone at Defence with 570 opt-outs and 550 at Health.
The opt-out movement and other forms of resistance to high-stakes testing are not going to go away until policymakers and state capitals reduce the volume of testing," says Bob Schaeffer, public education director at the National Center for Fair & Open Testing.
The sensible option would be to phase out the opt-out caveat over a few years.
Following the recent publication of a report by the House of Lords EU Committee that said ministers had failed to make a convincing case for the opt-outs and such a move could have "negative repercussions" for the UK, it is clear the ending of EU-wide co-operation would have devastating effects on our criminal justice and policing systems.
Alex Salmond, the Scottish First Minister, has insisted that a separate Scotland would automatically retain EU membership along with all the UK's opt-outs.
New Danish PM, social-democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt stated in Brussels that her government will work to abolishing opt-outs from the EU once the country becomes the EU's rotational president in the first half of 2012.
An emergency motion calling for the opt-out to be scrapped was supported by delegates in Manchester on Monday after unions complained about the long working hours in the UK.
If a building does opt-out of project-based Section 8, HUD offers vouchers to the tenants, and is usually able to pay market-level rents on those vouchers.
John Hannah, Usdaw general secretary, said: "The regulations have provided more than enough opportunities, loopholes, opt-outs and exclusions to sustain the long hours culture in the UK.
Costs would rise and profits could be hit if the opt-out from the Working Time Directive was ended, according to a report.
The European Union has a directive in place, already implemented by several nations, that calls for a combination of opt-in and opt-out spam legislation.
Each company also will need to devise a method by which to track opt-outs so opt-out information is not illegally disclosed, and implement a system to respond to changes in its information-sharing practices.