Sample Disclosure – Directors’ Responsibility Statement (19 February 2009)
The Board of Directors is required under Paragraph 15.27(a) of the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Listing Requirements to issue a statement, which follows, explaining their responsibility for preparing the annual audited financial statements.
The directors are required by law to prepare financial statements for each financial year which give a true and fair view of the financial position of the Group and of the Company as at the financial year end and of the results and the cash flows of the Group and of the Company for that financial year.
The Directors consider that, in preparing the financial statements of ABC Berhad for the financial year ended (day/month/year), the Group has used appropriate accounting policies, consistently applied and supported by reasonable and prudent judgements and estimates. The directors also consider that all applicable Financial Reporting Standards in Malaysia have been followed and confirm that the financial statements have been prepared on a going concern basis.
The directors are responsible for ensuring that the Group and the Company keep accounting records which disclose with reasonable accuracy the financial position of the Group and of the Company at any time and which enable them to ensure that the financial statements comply with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1965.
The Directors are also responsible for taking such steps that are reasonably open to them to safeguard the assets of the Group.