SMITH & NEPHEW PLC 6-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
July 31, 2009
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
& Nephew Plc
Date: 31 July, 2009
By: /s/ Susan Henderson
Smith & Nephew plc - Voting Rights and Capital
31 July 2009
In conformity with Rule 5.6.1 of the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we notify the market that as at 31 July 2009:
Smith & Nephew plc's issued share capital with voting rights consists of 884,114,302 ordinary shares of US20¢ each.
65,984,911 ordinary shares are held in treasury, and are not included in the above figure.
884,114,302 ordinary shares may be used by shareholders for calculating if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.