CEO and CFO's
responsibility statement

The Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, whose names are stated below, hereby confirm that:

  • the Company and Group's annual financial statements as set out in the financial statements fairly present in all material respects the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company and Group in terms of International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • no facts have been omitted or untrue statements made that would make the annual financial statements false or misleading;
  • internal financial controls have been put in place to ensure that material information relating to the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries has been provided to effectively prepare the financial statements of the Company and Group; and
  • the internal financial controls are adequate and effective and can be relied upon in compiling the annual financial statements, having fulfilled our role and function within the combined assurance model pursuant to principle 15 of the King IV Report.

Where we are not satisfied, we have disclosed to the Audit Committee and the auditors (both internal and external) the deficiencies in design and operational effectiveness of the internal financial controls, although no significant deficiencies have been noted. Further, no instances of fraud involving directors, prescribed officers or senior members of management of the Group have occurred.

J N Potgieter
Chief Executive Officer
B G Wood
Chief Financial Officer