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Countersignature

A second signature by a second person on a document. Countersignatures exist for authentication. For example, the prime minister may be required to countersign a law the president approves in order to guarantee approval. Likewise, a witness may countersign a will to show that it really represents the testator's wishes.
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After State Department approval, DSCA will countersign (DCSGN milestone) the document which will generate the creation of the STLST milestone with an actual date and remove the case version from the State List report.
A full list of those able to countersign passport applications is available on the Passport Service website at www.
He said it seemed to him that far too wide a body of people were allowed to countersign an application and that consideration should be given to reducing the number.
Don't countersign traveller's cheques before cashing them.
Family doctors are refusing to countersign licence applications in the wake of Dunblane.
This was pointed out to the cashier,but he said that he could countersign a piece of paper in front of another cashier at another bank and they might cash them.
She had also written a note and asked a colleague to countersign it stating that she had delivered a Letts Diary to Archer's solicitors.
For junior doctors it is regarded as an honour to be asked to countersign.
The form must be signed in the presence of a health or social services professional who countersigns it; if the professional countersigning is not the attending physician, the signed form is given to the attending physician.
That's perhaps due to the delicacy of her work, which dusts for traces of human occupation in landscape and architecture: Her film of a verdant Ugandan vista, Out of the Blue, 2002, for example, countersigns its imagery with the nondiegetic sounds of voices and crackling fire, hitching together the story of Idi Amin's 1972 expulsion of his country's Asian citizens--the artist among them--and the tradition of British landscape painting.
Also, make sure the presenter countersigns the check in the lower left corner in your presence.
When either traveler wants to use the Cheques for Two, he or she simply countersigns the single line in the lower left corner.