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Countersignature

 

in the state law of some bourgeois states, the signing by the premier or other authorized minister of a normative act of parliament or of the head of state, thereby giving the act legal force. Countersignature is provided for in the constitutions of all bourgeois parliamentary countries (for example, the Italian Constitution, art. 89). In France since 1962, that is, since the institution of direct presidential elections, presidential decrees do not enter into force without countersignature by the premier. The most important decrees of the French premier must, in turn, have the countersignature of the appropriate ministers as a sign of their agreement with the given decree.

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When the case is countersigned and the implementing agency has received notification that the case is in Offered status, the implementing agency will sign the document and send it to the customer.
Oslear's letter to the England & Wales Cricket Board, countersigned by colleague Bob White, said: ' We gave Surrey captain Ian Greig the benefit of the doubt against Gloucestershire, but then noticed that the cross-seam had been opened up against Yorkshire.
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She passed cheques already countersigned blank by branch secretary Edwin Dixon into her own building society, the court heard.
The GPs, who worked in surgeries close to Shipman's practices and countersigned cremation forms filled out by the serial killer, could have been struck off the medical register if the charges against them were proved.
The GPs, who countersigned cremation forms filled out by Shipman, faced being struck off.
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