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Template:EU member states' opt-outs

Policy opt-outs of European Union member states

Country # of
opt-ins
or
opt‑outs
Policy area
Schengen Area Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) Charter of Fundamental Rights Social Chapter
 Denmark 3 INT OO OO OO NO NO
 Ireland 2 OI NO NO OI NO NO
 Poland 1 NO NO NO NO OO NO
 United Kingdom 4 OI OO NO OI OO FO
Legend
  •  OI  — opt-in – possibility to opt in on a case-by-case basis.
  •  OO  – opt-out in place
  •  FO  – former opt-out that was subsequently abolished.
  •  INT  – participates on an intergovernmental basis, but not under EU law
  •  NO  – fully participating in policy area