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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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At the third instance, a final warning is issued, countersigned by parent and student, and an undertaking is collected from the parent that if there is a repeat incident, the school may ....
She added, however, that the President's prerogative to grant, restore, relieve from and withdraw Bulgarian citizenship involved a shared responsibility and therefore had to be countersigned by the Justice Minister.
Dr Jeremy Dirckze worked close to Shipman's one-man practice in Hyde, Greater Manchester, and countersigned 35 cremation forms for the mass murderer between 1995 and 1998.
(However, declining a routine request may lead to the foreign partner's declining a future need--ACSA is reciprocal.) If the request is approved, the order is countersigned; the items requested are delivered or provided; and the participants have a specified period of time (one to three months, depending on the agreement) from the billing date to reconcile the account.
This is the origin of the immense theme that runs through his work, behind the words signature, countersignature, breast [sein], seing (contract signed but not countersigned), saint--cutting, stitching--indecisions ...
18, 1993, IRS attorneys expressed a reservation to the settlement, writing in bold type that "no settlement occurs until closing agreements are signed by your clients and countersigned by the appropriate Service representative." On Sept.
Endorsement Effective: Countersigned By: Named Insured: (Authorized Representative) SCHEDULE
After coordination was complete, the case was physically countersigned by DSCA and returned to the implementing agency for mailing to the customer.
Ayash alleged that she was libeled in a 1995 Globe story that said she had countersigned the medical order that brought about Lehman's death.
Now the UK Passport Agency, a branch of the Home Office, is to investigate whether Mr Cash has countersigned passport applications during his decade of deceit.
The ban was countersigned by the secretary, Archbishop Annibale Bugnini, the architect of the Novus Ordo Missae.
Then send us your card, countersigned by a club official, along with the coupon printed and you'll win a set of three Top- Flite balls.