This excerpt taken from the NMGC 10-K filed May 27, 2005.
Fees Billed to the Company by Ernst & Young LLP during fiscal year 2005 and 2004
Fees for professional services provided by Ernst & Young LLP, our independent registered public accounting firm, in each of the last two fiscal years are:
Audit Committee Pre-Approval of Non-Audit Services:
Beginning in August 2002, all non-audit related services to be performed by Ernst & Young LLP and all audit, review or attest engagements required under applicable securities laws were pre-approved by the Audit Committee. The Audit Committee has determined that the other professional services provided by Ernst & Young LLP are compatible with maintaining the independence of Ernst & Young LLP.