Counter signature

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the name of a secretary or other officer countersigned to a writing.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He also directed to take disciplinary action against those officers who were responsible for writing ACRs or were responsible for counter signature but they did not fulfill their obligations in-time.
Tony Kelbrick, prosecuting, told the sentencing hearing she had a position of trust and was entitled to make payment from the company's bank accounts on her own authority without supervision or counter signature. That meant she was able to cover what she was doing in various ways such as creating false invoices from suppliers, pretending to pay wages to employees who did not exist or had left the company.
In fact, most of these agreements have no legal value as it does not bear any attestation or counter signature by any competent authority like the Chamber of Commerce or Umdah.