It means the person/organisation who has the policy will not get directly involved eg the US/UK with the current Syrian situation, will not take direct action-though could possibly help or advise others.
What problems did correctional administrators encounter when the courts abandoned the hands off policy?
The hands off policy of the 13 colonies was known as laissez-faire. It was a form of free market that did not allow the government to get involved in economics.
Decrease the emphasis on industry.
Hands Off policy
Capitalism continues to exploit workers and make the capitalists very rich.
It means whatever she wants it to mean.
During the first half of 1700, England interfered vary little in colonial affairs. this hands off policy was called salutary neglect.