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CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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When this act was amended and the need for a by-election for all cabinet ministers in those circumstances was dispensed with in 1931 (4), the very point of a member crossing the floor to become a cabinet minister was raised by three of the six members who spoke against the bill (5).
The overhead system allows the company to limit the amount of people traffic crossing the floor because the conveyor brings empty cartons direct to the operators for packing at a top rate of 90 boxes per minute.
Section 65 bans MPs from crossing the floor and Mutharika (photo above) wants it changed because "it contradicts freedom of association".
Now she is seriously considering joining the Tories and crossing the floor of the House."
Since rising to fame in BBC1's hospital drama, Cardiac Arrest, Baxendale has been seen in various of TV roles, including a private eye in An Unsuitable Job for a Woman and a minister's mistress in the political satire Crossing the Floor.
Guy Jenkin co-created the satiric Hat Trick sitcom "Drop the Dead Donkey," and has since written and directed several topical telepics for the company, such as "Crossing the Floor"and "Lord of Misrule," garnering numerous U.K.