These excerpts taken from the ICI 6-K filed Mar 21, 2007.
A J Brown Director
of the independent auditor to the members of Imperial Chemical
Industries PLC pursuant to Section 251 of the Companies Act 1985
We have examined the summary financial
statement which comprises the summary Group income statement, summary
Group balance sheet, summary Group cash flow statement, notes relating
to the summary financial statement and summary Remuneration Report set
out on pages 16 to 17.
This statement is made solely to the
Companys members, as a body, in accordance with section 251 of the
Companies Act 1985. Our work has been undertaken so that we might state
to the Companys members those matters we are required to state to
them in such a statement and for no other purpose. To the fullest extent
permitted by law, we do not accept or assume responsibility to anyone
other than the Company and the Companys members as a body, for our
work, for this statement, or for the opinions we have formed.
Respective responsibilities of Directors
and Auditor The Directors are responsible
for preparing the Annual Review in accordance with applicable United Kingdom
Our responsibility is to report to you
our opinion on the consistency of the summary financial statement within
the Annual Review with the full Annual Report and Accounts and
Remuneration Report, and its compliance with the relevant requirements
of section 251 of Companies Act 1985 and the regulations made thereunder.
We also read the other information contained
in the Annual Review and consider the implications for our report if we
become aware of any apparent misstatements or material inconsistencies
with the summary financial statement.
Basis of opinion We conducted our work in accordance
with Bulletin 1999/6 The auditors statement on the summary
financial statement issued by the Auditing Practices Board. Our
report on the Groups full Annual Accounts describes the basis of
our audit opinion on those financial statements and the Directors
Opinion In our opinion the summary financial
statement is consistent with the full Annual Report and Accounts and the
Directors Remuneration Report of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC
for the year ended 31 December 2006 and complies with the applicable requirements
of section 251 of the Companies Act 1985 and the regulations made thereunder.
KPMG Audit Plc
22 February 2007
financial statement The summary financial statement
in this Annual Review does not contain sufficient information to allow
as full an understanding of the results of the Group and of the state
of affairs of the Company or of the Group and of its policies and arrangements
concerning Directors remuneration as would be provided in the full
Annual Report and Accounts.
For further information, the full Annual
Accounts, the Auditors Report on those accounts and the Directors
Report should be consulted. Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts may
be obtained free of charge from:
Imperial Chemical Industries PLC
20 Manchester Square