Social Acquis

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Social Acquis - (adjective + noun)


Eurofound defines ‘social acquis’ as being ‘part of the acquis communautaire that includes the body of laws (Treaty provisions, regulations, directives, decisions, European Court of Justice (ECJ) case-law and other Union legal measures, binding and non-binding), principles, policy objectives, declarations, resolutions and international agreements defining the social policy of the EU.’


Source: Adapted from EurWork
Example of Use: The scope of social acquis has greatly expanded its scope since the early days of the EC.