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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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22, 1993, the date the IRS countersigned the closing agreements.
It also serves as a check-and-balance system to doctors, such as reminding a physician if a prescription needs [to be] countersigned.
Endorsement Effective: Countersigned By: Named Insured: (Authorized Representative)
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.
The Rent Stabilization Code and the renewal form all say they are not binding until countersigned and delivered by the landlord to the tenants," he said.
Under the terms of the countersigned December 22nd letter, CIF has now agreed to deliver to the Company on or before January 25, 2001 "written binding commitment(s)" or "definitive agreements" from one or more third parties sufficient to provide CIF with the financing necessary to consummate the transaction, as well as the written consent to the merger transaction, including the financing, by a sufficient number of the holders of the Company's senior unsecured notes due July 2002.
Experience certificate issued by any TDE duly countersigned by
Cruz, on the other hand, certified the availability of funds and completeness of supporting documents while Calixtro signed the purchase requests and countersigned the checks.