This excerpt taken from the ICI 20-F filed Apr 1, 2005.
Ordinary Shares of £1 each 1,191,406,484
Pursuant to Rule 12b-23(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, certain information for the Annual Report on Form 20-F of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, or the Company, for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, referred to herein as this Annual Report on Form 20-F, as set out below, is being incorporated by reference from the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts 2004, which was furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission as a report on Form 6-K on March 16, 2005.
References below to major headings include all information under such major headings, including subheadings, unless such reference is part of a reference to a subheading, in which case such references include only the information contained under the subheading. Graphs are not included unless specifically identified below.
The information set forth under the heading “Forward-looking statements”, which appears on page 133 of the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts 2004 contained in its report on Form 6-K dated March 16, 2005, is incorporated herein by reference.
Certain words and expressions used in this document shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings ascribed to them in the section entitled “Definitions”, which appears on pages 130 and 131 of the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts 2004 contained in its report on Form 6-K dated March 16, 2005 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Words within single quotation marks, the letters ICI, the Roundel Device, The Vital Ingredient, Dulux, Cuprinol, Glidden, Hammerite, National Starch, Quest, Uniqema, Alco, Ablestik, Acheson, Emerson & Cuming, Purbond, Tra-con, Elotex, Vinamul (until February 4, 2005), Polycell, Polyfilla, Devoe, Valentine, Coral, Alba, Xyladecor, Alabastine and Cuprinol Rollable are all trademarks of the ICI Group.
Beyond Paradise Men, Truestar, Curious, Echo Women are non-ICI trademarks.