Responsibility Statement of the Directors
in respect of the Half-Yearly Report

 
The Half-Yearly Report is the responsibility of the directors. Each of the directors as at the date of this responsibility statement, whose names and functions are indicated below, confirms that to the best of their knowledge:
 
a) the condensed consolidated accounts have been prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard (IAS) 34 – ‘Interim Financial Reporting’;
   
b) the interim management report (Review of Results and Risks and Uncertainties) included in the Half-Yearly Report includes a fair review of the information required by DTR 4.2.7 R of the United Kingdom Listing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, being an indication of important events that have occurred during the first six months of the financial year, and their impact on the condensed consolidated accounts; and a description of the principal risks and uncertainties for the remaining six months of the financial year; and
   
c) the interim management report (note 9) included in the Half-Yearly Report includes a fair review of the information required by DTR 4.2.8 R of the United Kingdom Listing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, being disclosure of related parties transactions that have taken place in the first six months of the current financial year and that have materially affected the financial position or the performance of the company during that period; and any changes in the related parties transactions described in the last annual report that could have a material effect on the financial position or performance of the company in the first six months of the current financial year.
 
The names and functions of the directors of Johnson Matthey Plc are as follows:
 
Sir John Banham Chairman
N A P Carson Chief Executive
Sir Thomas Harris Non-executive Director
R J MacLeod Group Finance Director
L C Pentz Executive Director, Environmental Technologies
M J Roney Non-executive Director
W F Sandford Executive Director, Precious Metal Products
D C Thompson Non-executive Director
A M Thomson Non-executive Director, Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
R J W Walvis Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Management Development and Remuneration Committee
   
This responsibility statement was approved by the Board of Directors on 24th November 2009 and is signed on its behalf by:

Sir John Banham
Chairman
 
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