Redemption or Purchase of Own Shares out of Capital

1999-05-131999-05-18WC2H9NSCompanies Act 1985-0.12735051.513104WC2H 9NSThe London Borough of CamdenTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Notice is given pursuant to the Companies Act 1985 section 175 that a Special Resolution was passed as a written Resolution on 13th May 1999, approving a form of contract providing for the purchase by the Company of 181,450 of its ordinary shares of £1 each for the aggregate sum of US$75,000,000; and authorising the payment out of £42,065,037 of the said sum out of capital. The statutory declaration of the directors of the Company and the auditors report required by the Companies Act 1985 section 173(5) are available for inspection at the registered office of the Company at 22 Tower Street, London WC2H 9NS. Any Creditor of the Company may at any time within the 5 weeks immediately following 13th May 1999 apply to the Court under the Companies Act 1985 section 176 for an order cancelling the Resolution or for other relief. J. Hull, Secretary