cooling-off period


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cooling-off period

n
1. a period during which the contending sides to a dispute reconsider their options before taking further action
2. (Law) a statutory period, often 14 days, that begins when a sale contract or life-assurance policy is received by a member of the public, during which the contract or policy can be cancelled without loss
Translations

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] N (Ind) → plazo m de negociación (Comm) → plazo m de prueba

cooling-off period

n
(gesetzlich festgelegter) Zeitraum für Schlichtungsverhandlungen (bei Arbeitskämpfen)
(in relationship etc) → Zeit fzur Abkühlung

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] n (Industry) → periodo di tregua sindacale
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allegedly enrolled a consumer with an energy contract, even after the consumer complains a request was made to cancel the contract within the legislated 10-day cooling-off period.
THE OPTICAL Confederation (OC) has released updated guidance regarding the cooling-off period relating to distance and off-premises contracts.
In most doorstep sales, you get the right to cancel, that is a cooling-off period, if you buy or sign up for something worth more than PS35.
At the end of the cooling-off period the flight attendants can begin the union's CHAOS strike actions.
TA) has announced that it has enhanced terms of the cooling-off period for CEO Galia Maor.
The firm were demanding pounds 36 for his non-existent broadband service, plus a pounds 228 cancellation fee, even though he ended the contract well within his cooling-off period.
Unless the parties voluntarily settle their dispute in the thirty-day cooling-off period that begins today, or a Presidential Emergency Board is established by President Obama, the parties will be free to resort to nonviolent self-help in support of their respective bargaining positions commencing at 12:01 a.
WORCESTER - A strike by Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus drivers and mechanics, which was scheduled to begin late last night, was averted, at least temporarily, after union and management officials yesterday agreed to a 15-day cooling-off period.
The June 12 strike date marks the end of a 30-day cooling-off period, as required by law, after the two sides were released from negotiations by the National Mediation Board.
Closing the fund for a cooling-off period serves two purposes.
If you decide to have the work done or to receive goods within the seven day cooling-off period, you should sign your written agreement to accept.
The earlier legislation gives buyers the right to information in a prospectus before signing a contract, seeks to prevent 'pressure selling' by allowing for a cooling-off period of at least 10 days, and prohibits operators from taking deposits from buyers during the cooling-off period.